Brackenridge High School - La Retama Yearbook (San Antonio, TX)

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4 1 N f ' Q . , f 4 , . X A E-ig 4' A 40 Ag 2 -S X Z JN La Retama 1942 G25 LA RETAMA l942 LL FRIENDSHIP EDITIQN I N K f xx ff! gy .f - Z , , l , r x 2 S E , fax In these times f o strife tually overcome the and war with hatred bitter atmosphere of apparent on every hatred and war . . . Not hand, we direct the long ago the average theme of this annual to American citizen rarely the thoughts of friend- gave a thought to the ship between individ- neighboring countries s uals and nations as a sharing the Western l Whole. lt is our belief Hemisphere. Now, hav- that the seeds of dem- ing embarked on a , ocratic friendliness, "Good Neighbor Pol- sown from humble icy" and being drawn sources in school-days closer together by war, among our faculty, stu- the Americas have cl e nt b o d y, o t h e r striven to develop bet- schools, and national- ter trade relations and ities can be the begin- to devise means of unit- ning of a universal spir- ing to establish and it of friendliness which preserve the civilization can pervade and even- in the Western Hemis- phere . . . Increasing friendshi will ha p and good- ve been fostered through the estab- lishment of the Pan American Unio with improved t n rade agreements, in- tellectual and cultur 1 a exchanges, an awakened interest in travel, better communication, and mili- tary co-operation . . . To this goal of applied friendship and good-will toward our associates and neighbors, the 1942 La Retama is devoted. Page 1, 441214 Key-note to life at Brackenridge Ganienlii FACULTY FRIENDS CLASS COMRADES SENIORS IUNIORS SOPHOMORES CLUB COMPANION S SPEECH PUBLICATIONS MUSIC MILITARY MATES PALS OF PLAY , FESTIVE FELLOWSHIP 4 c by gi if C is CRE ff Page 6 Page 7 X S f I g I S I I , I 2, I 5 Z ,lf N f EDITORIAL STAFF IMOGENE TAMPKE ..... .... E ditor-in-Chief ALICE NEAL ............. ..... C lulo Editor BERTHA GRUNDMANN ....4....... Senior Editor GRACE ANN MCCRELESS .......... lunior Editor ALLENE ASZMANN .............. Feature Editor LOGAN SMILEY ...,......... Business Manager LOIS LITTLETON .......... Circulation Manager SHIRLEY MAIERHOFER .......... Senior Typist MILDRED SMITH ....,...r.....,.. lunior Typist MRS. ZORA MELTON ....,.. Publications Treas. MISS BETTY IEANNE DOBBINS. Faculty Sponsor S SALESMEN ALLENE ASZMANN NANCY ANN BRAUER CARRA LEE BYLER BARBARA BURGER RACHEL FAHRENTHOLD CHARLCIE GRAVIS BILLY GERHARDT EDNA HOENTSCH MARTIN IONES IEANNETTE KIZER WILLIE MARIE LUKER ROSEMARY LOTT IANE SAUNDERS MARIORIE SCHOLZ CHARLES SEIDEMANN MARY ALICE TIEDTKE RAY THOMSON ELEANOR THOMA WILLIAM WAHRMUND HALLIE YOUNGER .fbecficaiian With our annual devoted to Hl:riendslwip,H it is only natural tlwat we dedicate tl'1e 1942 La Retama to its pest lriend lor many years past. For l'1er tireless lwours ol worlc puplislwing many successful yearlJool4s lor lwer continued advice and lriendslwip and to one vvl'1o merits tlsie respect and tribute ol tlie entire student body, we express our sincere appreciation to Mm UAW Swag Page 8 0 V 5 XX 4440444444444 E' 9 gf 4' . Q5 IN MEMORIAM 3 Fi. William Franlclin l-l en d ri clcs November E2'l, T941 William lVlassey November QQ, 1941 To l ive in hearts we leave behind is not to die. H Page 10 is f X 1,1 '1 J , 4 1 'A sgx Z xi .-'Y 71- 2 5" , -E in Q 5 SN I fx Q53 Zifelcame lo Baackenaicfqe .7 Pug N fj X, xv ,. ff ik 2 mf x Wx X l I 144 we dee zz' Page 13 19 As? waefstgu in E- JNL SB Y Ha 01039112-s tt ' DECEMBER 1 9 we thu f sa JANUARX1 sun mon tue we tu r 13 14 19 20 21 22 1942 S8 E zo 27 za 29 vi . 1 9. it 1 fl " N OVEIZLB wed Rm ffl sf A n I d 0 ri 1 A g Oh fi f l 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ll l I2 15 16 17 18 23 24 25 30 31 iii' SEPTEMBER 5-Registration. l7-Sponsor Tea at Ioske Bros. 19-First football game. Robstown-7, Brack- enridge-14. ZU-R.O.T.C. Non-Com Dance. 26-Debate class gives the "Dancing-Meter Prom." 27-Eagles are defeated by San Iacinto. - OCTOBER 1 3-Amarillo beats B.H.S. 6 to U. i' lU-Purple Parade features four hit plays. lU-McAllen defeats B.H.S. in McAllen. l5--SteVenson's Tea. l6-German Club Cake Sale. 17-B.H.S. plays Tivy Antlers. Kerrville-O, , Brackenridge-18. . 18-Senior class has first social-game party I in gym. 24-P.T.A. holds Open House. ' 24-B.H.S. plays Laredo in Laredo. Laredo-6, , .Brackenridge-33. 25-Times sponsor "Hash Ball." 28-Girl Scout Cookie Sale. 29-Wa Kapa Formal Initiation. ' 29-Charme Halloween Party. 31-B.H.S. is defeated by Austin in Austin. Score 7-U. 1 l t H Gdemlm NOVEMBER 7-End of the first nine Weeks, 7-B.H.S. is defeated by Lubbock. 10-Senior Class Dance. 12-S.O.S.O. Cake Sale. l3-B.H.S. defeats Tech 39 to U. 18-Pep Rally at the Majestic Theater. l9-Hi-Y "Beat Ieff Prom." 20-B.H.S. defeats fefferson l3 to U. 25-Candy Sale sponsored by Texas History Class. 26--Officer-Sponsor Theatre Party. 26-Shutterbugs' Candy Sale. 28-Iunior Historian "Harvest Hop." DECEMBER 4-La Retama Salesman Banquet. Eleanor Thoma makes highest sales record in B.H.S. history. 5-Glee Club Dance. I 9-Iunior Class Social. lO-Purple Masquers Cake Sale. ll-Purple Iacket Theater Party given for the football boys at the Aztec Theater. l2-Senior Class sponsors "Santa Swing." 13-14-Debate Class goes to first tournament at Austin. l5-Science Club Box Sale. 16-Garden Club Cake Sale. 17-Pan American Box Sale. l7-Girl Reserves Christmas Party. l9-Ieff-B.H.S. Sponsor Dance in the Brack- enridge Gym. 22-Christmas Assembly. 23-Stevenson's Orphans' Party. Page 14 Gwlemlm IANUARY -S.O.S.O. Dance. -Band Candy Sale. -Betty Belle Iohnson elected Editor-in- Chiet of Times for the Spring term of '42. -Candy Sale sponsored by Band Parents. -Purple Iacket Luncheon. -A new term begins. FEBRUARY -Gold Bug Candy Sale. -Sponsor Doughnut Sale. -Modern Diana Cake Sale. -Senior Dance. -Hueben andADrueben Cake Sale. -lunior Class Dance. -Mary Faith Taylor and Carolyn Strum win the debaters championship cup at the Alamo Heights Tournament. -Band show and dance. MARCH -Garden Club Bulb Sale. -Girl Reserve Candy Sale. -Hi-Y Club gives the "Texan Stomp." -Lanier Buckaroo Bar-B-Q at Koehler Park. -Pan American Candy Sale. -Glee Club Show and Dance. -Pan-American Bound Table Luncheon. Logan Smiley and Bette Ruth Williams win five dollars for oration. Fe Q 111318 I H M is-ss. Y. V '35 Q11 T ri-9 -f 1 -thu. 4 MAY 0 "IP" F2 wed mul 49? JUNE 'l942 sun mon tue wed thu fri sat 3 4 5 6 7 A 1 2 3 9 I0 ll 12 13 I4 - 15 16 I7 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Ji? 7-Stevenson's Picnic. lU-Garden Club Flower Show. 10-"Ep-Chep Dance" sponsored by Science Club. P 14-Sophomore Picnic. 15-Wa Kapa Picnic at Koehler Park. l6-Senior play "Once and for All." l9-Debate Class Picnic at Landa Park. 20-Public Speaking Class sponsors "San- Iac Swing." 23-Commercial Honor Luncheon. 24-Quill and Scroll Picnic. 30-English Honor Banquet. MAY l-Clio Club sponsors "Rose Day Tea." -Clio Club Candy Sale. 24-Senior Class Picnic at Koehler Park. 25-Los Hidalgos Candy Sale. 26-PJ. Picnic at Koehler Park. 27-B.D.S. sponsors "Spring Formal" at the Cos House in La Villita. 30-Federal Inspection. APRIL 2-Virginia Fullerton wins first place and Elmo Ferguson second in declamation in City Meet. Page 15 l-Senior Dance-"May Day Prom." -Marteen Bonk and Don Goldbeck in State Tennis contest. -P.I. Banquet and dance at the Plaza Boot. -Stevenson's Banquet. l4-National Honor Initiation. l5-Sophomore Class Dance - Victory Swing. -Gold Bug Banquet. -Aloha Prom. -Baccalaureate Sermon at Auditorium. -Commencement Exercises. 1 A ' ndship and cooperation f this im- ,CX rtant mem er 0 the ABC power of South 'V America is vi the continued pros erity and well-being of th Americas. As the picturesque gaucho of the Argentina pampas rides herd over his cattle and sheep, so the administrators and teachers of Brackenridge High School are Hin the saddle!! directing and guiding the activities and studies of Brackenridge students. The friendly care and counsel of our Hfacuity friendsn help to guarantee that none of the group will stray from the herd. The gaucho, similar to our cowhoy, wears a poncho fa piece of cloth with a hole in the middle for the heady, spurs, a hlaclc, stiff- hrimmed hat tied under his chin, a leather apron on his left thigh, and always carries a Iasso and a long, sheathed knife in his heit. Living on his horse, he traverses the rolling treeless plains, called pampas, tending his herd. Life on a great cattle plantation, or estanciero, in Argentina is f - cinating. The landowner lives in the great house, which may he I' e a Spanish palace, surrounded hy parks and grazing meadows. O some of these estancieros where ostriches are raised eir rs, the gauchos enjoy hunting this fleet hird with hcl , ong strong leather ords with round stones on the end, which, whe rown with accuracy, firmly around the legs of the ostrich. VV en Hooks are divided, great celehration is held. As a special deiica 1, one of the steers is roasted whole while the gauchos play their guit rs, dance, and tell The name ntina me sil er, hut though there are silver, copper, an go mines- in the Andes Iinountains, its wea th is eriyed from its whe t and grain fields and mil dns o cattle and s eep, with related industrie of tan- ning, meat efrigeration, and canning fl Xia: ff-X ,...1-- "' V ,,,.,-I 'J I ,+L 49' ' Ji ULTY FRIENDS The program and activities ot Brackenridge are super- vised by the executives rep- resented here. Although We rarely see them, they con- nect our school with the uni- versal system of education. Mr. Stutsman is a superin- tendent Whose earnestness is vital to our system ot edu- cation. A constructive critic and good organizer, Assist- ant Superintendent Thomas B. Portwood is concerned with matters pertaining to curricula. The President, Mr. Leo Brewer, and members of the Board of Education are Well aware of their grave re- sponsibility, and We con- gratulate thefrn on their BOARD OF EDUCATION President . . . . .MR LEO BREWER Vice-President I. R. LOCKE Secretary ... . . .MR. I. E. SEIBERT DR. IAMES P. I-IOLLERS MRS. E. R. LEWIS MRS. GUNTHER ORSINGER MRS. F. I. WINTER 9. 8. Slufdman CiChieV91'HGI'1tS. Superintendent .Bea lsaaewea T T T A 7fLamaA B. fjaalwaazf President Board of Education Assistant Superintendent Page 18 Eh i "'k . - Front Row:-Gary, Angell, Yeager, Wood, Gerhardt, Greer, Ives, Iohnston, Goodwin, Pugh, Ellisor. On stairs: Front Row:-Anderson, Tolle, Landrum, McConnell, Anderson, Lawrence, Wahrmund. Back Row:-West- kaemper, Reams, Byler, Moore, Haas, Cummings, Ball. Paaeaf-7eacfam4 144 ' ' Our Parent-Teachers' Association has functioned this past year during a time of great world stress which has seen our own country forced into a most unwelcome war. Therefore, our organization has attempted nothing new, but has rather emphasized the spirit of democratic friendliness for which Brackenridge is so well known. OFFICERS MRS. MANFRED I. GERI'IARDT.Pres. MRS. B. D. D. GREER. .lst Vice Pres. MRS. A. P. WOOD .... 2nd Vice Pres. MRS. A. I-I. YAEGER. .3rd Vice Pres. MRS. I. B. IVES, IR. ...... Rec. Sec'y MRS. R. M. ANGEL ...... Corr. Sec'y MISS IRMA GRACE IOI-INSTON Treas. MRS. W. A. PUGI-I ..,. ..... P arl. MRS. I. E. CREWS ....... ..,.. I-I ist. MISS LORA GOODWIN ..... Auditor ADVISORY BOARD MR. ENOS GARY MR. IOI-IN K. WEBER MRS. H. O. WAHRMUND Page 19 With a membership of 572, our association has used the general theme, "Preparing Youth for Economic Efficiency," in its programs. These programs have been presented by outstanding citizens of the community, teachers, members, and students. Recognizing al- ways the spiritual and aesthetic value of music, some individual or group of school musicians have performed at each meeting. Our welfare department has made it possible for numerous boys and girls to remain in school. In conjunction with our "Parents Visiting Night," meals were served in the cafeteria, which financed in a large measure our year's activities. Our President, Principal, and Dean of Girls attended the State Convention, we were likewise well represented at the District Con- ference. Since our city is l942 hostess to the National Convention, numerous members are serving on local committees for this meeting. We sponsored a beautiful and fitting party and program for the I-Ionor Students, purchased a war bond, gave defense stamps as our prizes for the graduation dress contest, sponsored a Girl Scout Senior Service Troop, organized a canteen and engaged in much other individual war work. All our efforts have been toward the preservation of our priceless American heritage for our children, and all children everywhere. -Mrs. Manfred I. Gerhardt. eaunde ' Friendship is the basis upon which Brackenridge runs. The planning and directing of vari- ous activities shows our princi- pal's unselfish devotion to the Welfare of the student body. lt is Mr. Gary's belief that or person must be both dynamic and adaptable. Here we see the plan for his own success. ln accordance with this belief, he advises and helps the stu- dents With their difficulties. The cooperation of the office staff, the vice-principal, and the dean of girls With our principal in taking care of the problems pertaining to the discipline and guidance of our students is certainly the keynote to the efficiency and complete co- ordination at Brackenridge High School. Pfmclpal Mm Mala fllaaae Page 20 Page 21 aiench Through the sincere friendship and helpfulness of Miss Moore, 1 many girls solve the various problems which confront them. As Q X, our dean of girls, she believes in a definite plan of Work. The effi- 4 ciency of her office staff is an example of this. Her own hard Work Q g and loyalty have contributed much to building up the character, culture, and citizenship which she considers so important in Brack- 7 enridge students. ' Mr. Kay, vice-principal and advisor to boys, is both understand- ing and tolerant. He believes that the elements of success are determination and perseverance. lt has been because of these characteristics that he has risen to his present position. His belief in the honesty and integrity of the student gives us a confidence in ourselves which We may use to bring honor to Brackenridge in future years. Credit must also be given to the office assistants who have helped to keep the excellent routine system. The Main Office Assistants have been Eleanor Thoma, Doris Wiedenfeld, Dorothy Francisco, Imogene Tampke, Ruth Utz, Dorothy Duke, Angelina Koehler, Bernice Tromater, Dorothy Weimer, Dorothy Brand, Eunice Boardway, 'Dorothy Gunkel, Barbara Russell, Evelyn Barnes, Gloria Dale Machado, lessie Beal, Rosemary Melancon, Arline Hannich, Esther Karger, Lucille Ludwig, Ieannette Kizer, Doris Rea , orma ee Thorne, and Sandra Sandfield. Mr. Kay's assistants have been Rell Scott, Bill Wahrmund, Etta Marie Bartels, I. C. Crane, Alfred Eisenhauer, Paul Ranney, Ioe Wolpman, Pat Maloney, MillgrglMAllen, Dell Davis, Paul Lockhart, and Louise Sorrells. Miss .Moore's assistants include Helen Louise Fechner, Marilyn Powell, Charlsie Shirley, Iohnnie May Rotkoslcy, La Nelle Burkett, Mary Edith Gash, Katherine Gross, Marjorie Lehrnberg, Merrigale Davis, Nina Engel, Helen Io Buchanan, lean Francis, Doris Herzing, Dorothy Ray Wurzbach, Dawn Fell, Emma Ruth Morgan, Ruby Mowery, Thelma Quinn, Margaret Ulrich, Mary Io Anderson, Charlene Bledsoe, Dorcas McLaughlin, Marjorie Whitaker, Bettye Sue Ayres, lane Bell, Mary Bravo, Wanda Hagopian, and Willie Marie Luker. fluff 12. Kay Vice-Principal Ml What-no Ioafers? Oops, another errorl What will it be girls - home or office? MR, EDWIN ALSUP Mathematics MISS KATE ANDREWS Horne Economics MRS, IULIA BALL History and Mathematics MRS. LUCILLE BARRON Lettering MISS NELL BEASLEY EngIish MISS ELEANOR BENNETT Library MRS. PAULINE BERNE Science MISS ELSA BURG Engiish MRS. GRACE CARTER Spanish Not Pictured: MISS LOUISE VIRGINIA ALLEN English acafiq Page 22 . . .n . Brackenridge is a true democracy, for the students enjoy the privilege of choosing from a Wide range of subjects that branch out Q A into almost every field. In Brackenridge, a typical American high ax ' ! school, students can take the courses that they know Will help them Q 5 in future years, and will give them the concrete foundation that is 5' so essential in this day and time. For those not planning to go to QS college, complete courses are offered that will lead to a high school 4 X3 diploma and prepare the student for the business World. For the , K students preparing for college, complete academic courses are available. h h . . . . . d Not only has Brackenridge a complete line of subyects from which to choose, but it also as a ric an b' t th t t' f the man individual character traits typical varied group. Thus, our curriculum includes su 1ec s a sa is y y of students in a democratic country. MISS VIRGINIA CI-IILDRESS MISS BETTY IEANNE DOBBINS Commercial Pub. Sp. and Com MISS MARY COLEGATE MISS IESTON DICKEY History Public Speaking MRS. IDA COLLINS MISS ROSE DAVIS Music Science MR. GEORGE DAVIS Commercial You look puzzled, boys. Iust one big happy family Page 23 MISS LENA MAE ELLIOTT Iournalism MR. MILTON ELLISOR Practical Arts MR. GEORGE FOREHAND Physical Education MISS ELIZABETH ERALEY Library MISS EMMA FREY Mathematics MISS ADAH GIBBONS History MR. P. Y. GILBREATH Diversified Occupations MISS ZOLLIE HALE History MR. HENRY E. HALL Science Not Pictured: MISS LORA GOODWIN Q Commercial MISS IRENE HENDERSON English A hot debate in World History Class. Flossie takes over. Is this a new distillery We've not heard about? Prize-essayist Irvin Benedict in English 8. Qacallfq 24 .goin . I What's cookin' boys? Except for the finishing touches, she's ready to go. MR. WYMAN HIGDON MISS ABBIE KING History History MISS MARGUERITE HIGGINS MISS ELSIE IONAS History Home Economics MISS LAURA HYDE MISS IRMA GRACE IOHNSTON History Commercial MRS. THEO ITZ Commercial Learning by experience is the basis upon which Brackenridge I operates. Problems that are of Vital interest to the students them- X selves are brought forth and discussed by all. Each individual Q If student has the democratic privilege to present his opinion to the S " class. Through this, much knowledge is formulated, and the students Z are enabled to see both sides of questions concerning current 2' 5 problems of world affairs and those of interest to students of today. if Daily assignments are given the students of today, with every- 6 S R one participating in the class discussions and activities. We gain our fgmgegg- knowledge through actual experience, not relying solely upon books for our information. We plan and prepare meals, repair a car, sketch a picture, build cedar chests, design a dress, find the elements of water, have class elections, and practice parliamentary procedure. Our knowledge is gained through experience. Don't Work too hard, Pegg and Iimmie. MISS ELIZABETH KOCH English Watch those fingers, Arthur. Accuracy is what counts. MRS. WINIFRED KUPPER English MISS LOUISE LANCASTER MISS CECILE LAWRENCE English Mathematics MISS CHRISTINE LAWRENCE English MR. E. A. LEHMBERG MISS EFFIE LEWIS Commercial English CS Physical Education MRS. EULAMAYE LORD Physica M I Education R. LAWRENCE LOWMAN Science Not Pictured: MR. BARLOW IRVIN Physical Education . MISS AGNES L. IAMES English MISS ETHEL IONES Spanish GC Page 26' 74-eq cvzealle a all Eleven distinct departments are represented in Brackenridge, I thus offering something of interest to each of its students. A major N I in English, and four units of Iournalism are available for those X! fi 4 interested in newspaper work. As has been said before, Bracken- I ridge students learn by experience, and much is gained by those 5 who are in our Iournalisrn classes through writing our bi-monthly fl' school newspaper. 5 X SX' Our History Department consists of two courses each in World History, American and English History. One course is offered in Economics, and for those interested in the history of our state, there is a course in Texas History. All juniors are required to take Civics I. They gain a great deal from the class discussions and thus learn how to be- come good citizens of the country in which they are privileged to reside. SGT. HENRY W. MABRY MRS. ZORA MELTON R.O.T.C. Commercial MRS. LYDIA MAGRUDER MISS WILLIE RAE MCDONALD History English MISS ELIZABETH MARTIN MISS NANCY LOU MCCALLUM Physical Education History MRS. GERALDINE MATTHEWS Library U Miss McDonald's English VIII class recites The Americans Creed. Margaret Lassig' and I. L. Ienlcens watch the little bugs. 'W L ' , 'fJa2,.f'::s+- it - W7 in.. ,I Page 27 MRS. GRACE NORMAN Mathematics MISS AGNES MORGAN Mathematics MISS SELBY MOORE Practical Arts and Science MRS. MATTIE MITCHELL History MISS LYDIA PAGEL Science MISS MARY LOUISE RECTOR Physical Education MISS WILLIE REI-IM Commercial MISS LEILET RICI-ITER German MRS. B. L. D. ROSELLE Speech Arts Not Pictured: MISS EMMA PIRIE Practical Arts MR. RAYMOND V. RUST Practical Arts Outside Work always helps. lust a busy trio. Whats the rush, girls? Z I You make a Wonderful model, Audrey Fay. Serious Work, sculpturing, eh, Leo? MISS CLGA SCI-IOLZ MISS ALYCE WIMBERLY Art English MR. CAREY L. SINCLAIR MISS LUCILLE WHARTCN Physical Education Science Not Pictured: MISS STELLA Q. SMITH MRS. CONCHA WILSON Not Picturedr MISS MIRIAM SPRATT Latin Spanish MISS OLLIE STRATTON Mathematics MRS. MYRRL SUMMERS English MISS LAURA STEPHENS Mathematics MR. OTTO ZOELLER Commercial Fine Arts Spanish, Latin, and German are the contributions of our Foreign I Language Department. In the Mathematics field, the students have Q , the opportunity to advance themselves through the study of Algebra, ' ! Geometry, and Trigonometry -the courses that are so vital for ad- 5 vancement in our Army, Navy and other defense agencies. Practical 57 experience is gained in the I-Iome Economics Department for the girls, and for the boys in our completely equipped shops. A foods 4' S class for boys is also offered. Cultural experience is the reward to ,MK those taking courses in our Fine Arts Department. Students gain self-confidence and learn to express themselves through taking the various subjects offered by our Speech Department. A physical education program filled with variety helps to keep our students in trim, and does its part to produce strong American citizens. An introduction to the business World is offered students by our Commercial Department. The study of human, plant, and animal life is offered in the various courses of science, aside from chemistry and physics. Certainly Brackenridge offers much to its studentsl -Annabelle Sullivan X S. 5 I if .5 ff? X 1 4 Sk K 5, 5 --5 L Mr, Kay pauses to lend a hand to Miss Allen with a student's program. Miss Moore admires the decorations on the center stairs. Mr. Gary and Mr. Kay offer "Merry Christmas" smiles. Telephone calls, special excuses, changes of programs, rechecking of subjects-just a few of the many activities that keep the offices of Brackenridge High School constantly "buzzing" with activity. Here democ- racy flourishes, for in the offices of Brackenridge High School, many capable hands and minds are re- sponsible for the efficient Work that is a requisite in operating a large American high school. Here a truly "democratic" Way of operating a high school is practiced, for many students themselves are given the op- portunity to assist our very capable office staff in performing the numerous routine office activities, and these students can have the feeling that they have had a part in keeping our school "running smoothly." 6 ofgfzacke ' e 5 P e30 I X S l S X ff, ss 1 Miss Moore registers an- other B. H. S. attraction While the line forms on the right for her other services. Mary Louise and Lindy take a moment off to "smile for the birdie." Ioan snapped in the act of taking dictation from Mr. Gary. Miss Mary Louise Riegel, the registrar, is kept busy checking credits, transferring grades, and compiling various scholastic records. Mrs. loan Roberts, our clerk, and Miss Lindy Conrad, secretary, are kept in a whirl performing their many routine duties. immediately upon entering Miss Moores, Mr. Gary's, and Mr. Kay's offices, the feeling of friendship is experienced when the visitor is greeted by the inviting smiles of our office staff and the student assistants who are always Willing to help us in any Way possible. We say, "Hats Offl" to our office staff and the student assistants who are truly doing a splendid job in keeping Brackenridge the school we all love. In the fertile valleys and dense Brazilian jungles, workers toil on the coffee and ruhher plantations. Similarly, students Work diligentl to achieve the knowledge and experience necessary to equip them t face daily tasks. The lowly Iahorer, or peon, of the plantation may he compared o the Sophomore who must toil for his recognition and honors in Braclc - ridge. Next in rank is the overseer, the Junior, who has hecome estahlis d in his surroundings. Gi highest importance is the landowner, the Se or, who has reached the pinnacle of his success. Our UGood Neighhoru to the south of us, the United s of Brazil, is the most important of the famed ABC co s o South America. Larger than our United States, Brazil is a he utiful nation of mountain ranges interspersed with fertile valleys, se unexplored jungles, numerous majestic waterfalls, and the tremen s Amazon River. The vast undeveloped natural resources of this oung hut growing nation are essential to the welfare of this entire he isphere. Its high quality of ruhher is assuming increasing importance, a well as the other inexhaustihle treasures of nuts, hard Woods, carnauh wax, and ums from the tropical forests. Vast stores of gold, diamonds, coa , g nese ore, and petroleum are still untapped. Fertile valleys yield rich coife and cotton crops as well as feed for stock raising on the great cattle ra - mi I ' ' ' - Though ortuguese spea in o Brazil is a melting pot for all national' es, practicing tolerance friendship toward its many races, asxw as good-neighhorliness hest c r qpd hest friend H Vizf the United States, I 1 Q35-W All N 3? 'x ffzz YQ 54, fx Q J X f Q 1 4 R CLASS COMRADES Ucfe '70 rqmmica The prisoner, weary-eyed and manacled, His face from dreary dungeon-light grown pale, The childrens faces, masks of emptiness, Their haunted eyes, their hunger-stricken wail, The peasant's bowed and labor-bruted head- All these thy distant beacon gleam has led. O thou, kind Mother of the countryless, Into thy arms the streams of vagrants pour, Those whom the world has scorned in bitterness, And driven from her hatred-tainted shore. But thou wilt welcome all and lift thy light, To guide the homeless wanderer in the night. Here may the prisoner cast his chains aside, Here may the children laugh beside thy sea And ring the wild air with their merriment, In spaces that are measureless and free. Here too, the peasant now may raise his face, And find his long-sought, happy dwelling place. Star-crowned Freedom kneels beneath thy chair, Her guardian eagle perched upon her hand, And Tolerance, in Christly robes stands there, The balm of nations in her shining wand. High waved above, thy crested banner's blue, With blazoned stripes that pierce the dawning through. America, upon whose mother-breast Stand villages, with steepled churches spired, And chains of hills and jutted mountain peaks Long-stretching lakes in rosy sunset fired- Wide plains of space and fertile valleys lain, Sweet to the taste of sunlight and the rain- God bless thee, Land, kind Mother, long-sought Dream, And keep thy plains and hills within His arms, To shelter all who flee the Tyrant's sword, The clash of steel, and Misery's ghastly forms, Here keep thee still a Light for all who weep, A land of hearty work and quiet sleep. -By Alice Rilling. Page 34 1. 'Ji'-4-Mf vffdad , EQ M M457 wwwmanyf ywwmwjjaw ,away h I Wdwyfff WZZQJQQQM 7i'1ZZfZff,'fZi,ffj' QW San-50114 N ' xx fl' fl ex J -2 5 4 , S 7 - Seam Uffzcm Left to right:-Paul Graham, Treas., Lillian Hagopian, Sec'y, Billy Gerhardt, Pres., Mary Louise Simmons, Vice-Pres., Irby White, Rep., Not Pictured: Irvin Benedict and Betty Iane lclce, Sgt's.-at-Arms, Rose Margaret Holekamp, Parl., Patricia French, Hist, With Billy Gerhardt as their leader and Miss Colegate and Miss Wharton as their spon- sors, the Senior Class of l942 began their triumphant year. With earnest endeavor, they conducted a membership drive which was very successful. At the end of the drive a social was held for paid-up members. The first formal dance that the seniors gave was the "Santa Swing" in December. Two informals which the class sponsored were the All School Prom and February Frolic. With the arrival of spring came the long awaited Senior Picnic. Under the capable hands of Fred Williams, the picnic was all that anyone could desire. ln April the senior play, Once and For All, was given under the direction of Miss Ieston Dickey. lt was a howling successl The last undertaking of the class of '42 was a formal dance on May lst. The climax, of course, was the Baccalaureate Sermon and Commencement Exercises. Thus, amid sad good-byes mingled with laughter, three happy and successful years were con- cluded.-Lillian Hagopian. my ' Class Sponsors A Miss MARY coLEGArE nf K 0,1 ,mega Miss LUCILLE WHARTON Page 36 SE NIORS Page 37 ,fx A ACKERMAN, GEORGE 5' f AIKEN, LOTTIE: Purple Iacket, Glee J gl es., Adv. Vice Pres. M A ALFORD, IACQUELYN: Purple Iacket, Natl. Honor, Stevenson Parl. ALKIRE, IAY: Football '40, '4l, Track '40, '41, Basket- ball '40, '4l. . ALLEN, IOY: Purple Iacket, Gold Bug. ALLEN, MILLARD: Non-Corn. AMACKER, RUBY: Glee Club. ANDERSON, GRANT: Hi-Y, R.O.'I'.C. Capt., Purple Guard, Officers' Club, Science. ANDERSON, IACK: Hi-Y, R.O.T.C. lst Lt., Non-Com Club Sec'y, Purple Guard, English Honor, Natl. Honor, Sigma Epsilon, St. Council Pres. ASHBY, DON: Football '40, Basketball '39, '40. ASKIN, MARY RUTH: Gold Bugs. ASZMANN, ALLENE: Cadet Colonel Sponsor, Natl. Honor, Com. Honor, English Honor, Sigma Epsilon, Quill G Scroll, Ex-Purple Iacket, Feature Editor La Retama. AYERS, CARRIE LEE: Modern Dianas, Com. Honor. BAILEY, FRANCES: Ex-Purple Iacket, Student Ass't, Wa Kappa Reporter, Adv: Sec'y, Adv. Vice Pres., St. Council. BAIRID, MARY LOUISE: Gold Bugs, Natl. Honor, 2nd Lt. Sponsor, Sponsor Club. BAKER, WALTER BANFIELD, PEGGY: Modern Dianas, Adv. Sec'y, Sr. Class Representative. BARE, ELAINE: Natl. Honor, Com. Honor, Ex-Purple Iacket, lst Lt. Sponsor, Modern Dianas, Student Ass't, Sigma Epsilon, Sponsor Rifle Club. BARFELL, EDNA: Girl Reserve Club. BARLEMANN, ARTHUR, IR. BARLEMANN, LUCILLE BARLEMANN, RAY BARNEBURG, WAYNE BARNES, EVALYN: Natl, Honor, English Honor. SENIORS BARNETT, BETTE BARRY, ALFRED: Non-Com. BARTELS, ETTA MARIE: Modern Dianas, Girl's Glee Club. BATES, DORIS BEARD, DORIS RAE: Modern Dianas, Quill G Scroll, 30 Club, Managing Editor of Times, Band '39-40, News Editor Times, Advertising Manager Times. BELL, ELNA: Adv. Vice Pres. BELLIS, BETTY RUTH: Purple Iacket, Natl. Honor, Com. Honor Treas., Adv. Pres., Student Ass't, Stevenson Sec'y G Reporter. BENEDICT, IRVIN: Nat'l Honor, English Honor, Otti- cers' Club lst Vice Pres., 2nd Lt. Purple Guard, Student Ass't, Lt. Col. lst Bn., R.O.T.C, Medal- man '40, Sr. Class Sgt.-at-Arms, Non-Com Club '4O. BERG, VIOLA: Purple lacket. BERNAL, MARIE: Com. Honor. BLACKWELL, MYRTLE: Chorus Class Pres. BLEDSOE, CHARLENE: Lanier, Natl. Honor, English Honor, lst Lt. Sponsor, Sponsor Club, Ex-Purple lacket. BLUNDELL, RICHARD: Purple Guard. BORER, ANNA: Purple Iacket, Natl. Honor, Corn. Honor, Adv. Pres., Charrne Society Pres., St. Council, Sr. Class Rep. BORREGO, IOE BOUQUET, ELSIE: Glee Club Treas., Purple Mas- quers Treas., Diversified Occupations. BRAUER, NANCY ANN: Purple Iacket Lt., Lanier. BRAVO, ZITA: Drum CS Bugle, Com. Honor. BREED, LELAN BREHM, WILLIE MAE BRITE, MAXINE: Times Collector. BROWN, GLYNDA BESS: Lanier, St. Council, Capt. Band Sponsor. BROWN, IACKZ I-Ii-Y, Officers' Club. BUCHANAN, BILLIE SUE: Ad fLl-LGF, Herbarium Pres. Ui: , fx Lk!- Page 38 SENIORS Page 39 ffm E' fa.,-XX W . U , ' M 'SE BUCKNER. MXBTICEL Stevensiaxlg 1. t. Sponsor. A K BUDGE, FRANCES: Purple Iacket TYQQEA - . VL: ., Natl. Honor, Com. Honor, Sigma p'silon, Stu- dent Ass't, Clio Sgt.-at-Arms, Entertainers. BULLER, LEONARD: Officers' Club, Purple Guard '40, Non-Com Club '40, Znd Lt. R.O.T.C. BURGER, BARBARA: Modern Dianas, Quill 61 Scroll Hist., Major Sponsor, 30 Club, Annual Sales- man, Times R.O.T.C. Editor, Band '40, Times Advertising Manager. BURGIN, IO NELL: Purple lacket, Gold Bugs Censor. BURLESON, IACK: S.O.S.O. Vice-Pres., Officers' Club, Capt. R.O.T.C., Purple Guard, Student Ass't, Medalman '40, BURNS, MILDRED BUTLER, WILMETTA M", 'n 'K l f .L - -: - 'g,u ' . I BYLER, CARRA LEE: Lt. Col. Sponsor, English Honor, Natl. Honor, Modern Diana Censor, Adv. Times Collector, Annual Salesman, Sponsor Rifle Club, CALVERT, CECIL CANTU, GILBERT: Pan American Club. CARMICHAEL, VIRGINIA: Gold Bug Club. CARNAL, SCOTT: Non-Com. CAROLUS, CHARLES: Band '39, '41, Orchestra '40, Band Non-Com '41, Senior Play, State Play '41, CARRILLO, EVA: Los Hidalgos Club. CARRILLO, VIRGINIA CASEY, MARY ROSE: Latin Club Pres., St, Council, Student Ass't, Capt. Sponsor, Sr. Dues Collector, Sigma Epsilon, English Honor, Natl. Honor. CASTILLO, MARGARET CASTILLO, SARAH: Band, Los Hidalgos Sec'y. CASTRO, MARY LOUISE CAVAZOS, ERNESTINE CAVENDER, EVELYN: Adv. Bank Cashier, Garden Club. CAVNESS, BILLY: Latin Club, Natl, Honor. CHAFEIN, LORENE: Modern Dianas, Times Re- porter, Times Exchange Editor. SENIORS CHANDLER, CARL: Adv. Banker, Am. Hist. I Re- porter. CHANEY, DOROTHY: Modern Dianas, St. Council Sec'y, Major Sponsor, Ex-Purple Iacket, Office Ass't, Natl. Honor, Sec'y Sponsor Club. CHANEY, GEORGE: St. Council, CHILDS, BOBBYE SUE: Latin Club. CHIODO, AUDREY: Modern Dianas, Natl. Honor, Com. Honor, Lt. Col. Sponsor, Vice-Pres. Sponsor Club, St. Council '41, CHISHOLM, PEGGY CLARK, ROY: Band. CLEVELAND, ROBERT WILLIAM: Science. COBB, BILL: Progress Club, Band. COBB, DENNIS COLLIGNON, RUTH COMPARIN, ANGEL: Track '40-'4l. Football '4l, Basketball '40-'4l, CONRING, EDMUND COOK, FLOSSIE: Purple lacket Sec'y, Gold Bug Znd Vice-Pres., Times Collector, Sr. Class Dues Col- lector, Lt. Purple Iackets. CORBY, ROBERT: Officers' Club, Adv. Sgt.-at-Arms, lst Lt. R.O.T.C. CORNIBE, LOU SUE: Charme Sec'y '42 G Historian '41. COWAN, THOMAS CRAWFORD, FRED: Natl. Honor. CROW, MARGARET: Quill :Sf Scroll, 30 Club, Adv. Vice-Pres., Advertising Manager Times, Times Reporter. CRYER, LA VERNE: Modern Dianas Vice-Pres., Ex- Purple Iacket, Student Ass't, Times Collector. CULLEN, IOHNZ Football '39, '40, Track Letterman '42. CULWELL, ANNIE LOUISE: Purple Iacket, Lanier, St. Council, Student Ass't, Adv. Pres., Com. Honor. CUMBERLAND, ALFRED rr CURRIE, DORIS ' . ' 'W .Manx .. N Page 40 SENIORS Page 41 ft 4 : . ash DAVIS, DELL: Capt. R.O,T.C,, Honor, Sigma Epsilon, Hi-Y Clu , I Purple Guard '4l-'42, Pres. B,D.S, Ei via 1' 43? ,fa ggi JJ 0 1,3 icers' ifb, DAVIS, GERALDYN: Modern Dianas Censor, EX- Purple Iacket, 2nd Lt. Sponsor, Quill G Scroll, Times Circulation Manager, Tennis Squad '4I, Tennis Team '4Z. DAVIS, IEANETTE: Clio Club, Com, Honor. DAVIS, WALTER R.: Latin Club. DAWLEARN. IAMES DEAN, EMMA IANE: Stevenson, Office Ass't. DE BORD, GLORIA1 Gold Bug, Purple Iacket, Adv. Vice-Pres., Times Business Manager, Student Ass't, Natl. Honor. DE LEON, AUGUSTIN DENECAMP, GUS DENISON, DORIS: Herbarium Club. DE VINEY, CHARLENEi Herbarium Reporter, Art Editor of Times, Quill G Scroll, 30 Club. DESROSIERS, CECILE1 Girl Reserve Club. DE WITT, CAROL ANN: Latin Club, Orchestra. DICKERSON, WALTON C.: R.O.T.C. Officers' Club. DIEHL, IIMMY: Non-Com, Officers' Club, R.O,T.C. Capt., '40 Football Letterman, Athletic Director R.O.T.C. DODGEN, GENE DOOLITTLE, CHARLES DREISS, LAURA BEALL: Lanier, English Honor, Natl. Honor, Sigma Epsilon, Purple Iacket, Adv. Pres. DREW, PHYLLIS: Lanier Treasurer, Purple locket Sgt.-at-Arms. DU BOSE, MARY KATHERINE DUKE, LOUISE: Latin Club Reporter, Purple Iacket, Sigma Epsilon, English Honor, Natl. Honor. DUDERSTA-DT, CARL DYRRLICH, CLARA: Lanier, Purple Iacket, Mixed Chorus '40-'42, Student Ass't '42, Entertainers '39-'41, Adv. Pres. '42, Treas. '40, EDWARDS, KATHLEEN: Garden Club, St. Council, Senior Play. EDWARDS, VIRGINIA: Stevenson, St. Council, Purple laclcet, English Honor, Natl. Honor. EISSLER, IERRY LEE ELLIS, CELIA: Purple Masquers Sec'y, Adv. Sec'y, Girls Chorus Librarian, Senior Play, Orchestra. ELLIS, RICHARD: Hi-Y, Football Team. ELLIS, VOLNEY: Hi-Y Treas., Science Club Vice- Pres., Officers' Club, Capt. R.O.T.C., Adv. Pres., Purple Guard, "A" Debate Team. EISENHAUER, AL: Reagan Club, Sgt.-at-Arms Non- Com. Club, Purple Guard, Medal Winner '42. EISENHAUER, GEORGE: Reagan Sgt.-at-Arms. EISENHAUER, LYDIA ANN: German Club Se-c'y, English Honor, Natl. Honor. ELMS, BETTY IO: Gold Bugs, Purple lacket, Adv. Sec'y, Glee Club. EMMERT, IUNE: Lanier, Tennis Squad. ENG, HARRY: Reagan, Natl. Honor. ENG, IIMMIE: German Club Kuustler, Natl Honor, Adv. Banker. ENGLISH, ROBERT: Progress Club Pres. '41-'42, Rep. '40-'41, Natl. Honor, English Honor, Sigma Epsilon, Hi-Y Club, Chemistry Lab Ass't, Physics Lab Ass't. ESLER, LEONARD: Officers' Club. ESTES, PATSY IEAN: Modern Dianas Sgt.-at-Arms, Purple lacket, Band, Sponsor Rifle Club Pres., Capt. Sponsor, Orchestra '40-'4l. EVERLING, DORIS: Latin Club, Natl. Honor, English Honor. EWALD, EDITH EZELL, MORRIS FAHRENTHOLD, RACHEL: R.O.T.C. Capt. Sponsor, Adv. Pres., Lanier, Ex-Purple Iacket, Natl. Honor, Annual Salesman, Sponsor Rifle Club, Student Ass't. FARMER, WAYNE: Reagan Club, Tennis, B.D.S. FEHRMANN, DORIS: Lanier. FEILLE, ONICE: Clio Club Pres., Orchestra, Purple Iacket, Sr. Rep., Student Ass't, Natl. Honor, Eng- lish Honor. FELL, MARVIN MERGUSON, ELMO: B.D.S., Sigma EpS5-l-QIl..EDglisl1 Honor, Declaimer '42 Sr Clas 5 Z Q - -13: -.. N e., I. .vi 1 Page 42 SENIORS Page 1,3 FIORINI, CLAUDIA: com. Ho sql? g Ill A H Il - 7 6 FLANAGIN, RUDOLPH: Corn. Hono ' " fyx- FLORES, IRENE: Los Hidalgos. ELORES, RUDYZ Los Hidalgos Pres. '42, Censor '39- '4l, Reporter Parl., Adv. Sec'y, Sr. Play. PONTEBASSO, ALMA FORD, CHARLES: German Club, Student Mgr, Ac- cordion Band, Band Znd Lt., Student Ass't. FORESTIER, DAN: Reagans, 2nd Lt. Band, Adv. Vice- Pres., Senior Class. POY, EDWARD I., IR.: lst Lt. R.O.T.C., Rifle Club, De- bate Squad. PRAIRE, MARINA: Glee Club. ERANZ, MYRTLE: Pan American, Student Ass't. PRAZER, EDWARD: Progress Club, Non-Com, Purple Guard '40-'41. FRENCH, PATRICIA: Purple Iacket Costume Mis- tress, Lanier Vice-Pres., Natl, Honor, Com. Honor, Sr. Class Historian. FREUDENBERG, CLIFTON: Officers' Club, Sr. Class, Civics Class Pres., Purple Guard, lst Lt. R.O.T.C. FRIAS, CHARLES PUENTES, EVANGELINE: Los Hidalgos, Glee Club. EULLERTON, VIRGINIA: Purple Iacket, Purple Mas- quers Rec. Sec'y, St. Council, Sr. Play, Natl. Honor, City Champion Declaimer '4Z. PUTCH, ARLENE: Student Ass't, Times Collector, Com. Honor. GAMEZ, VICTORIA: Los Hidalgos Club. GARCIA, ERNEST: Diversified Occupations, GARRISH, KATHERINE GARZA, DAN, IR. GARZA, LUPE: St. Council, Pan American, Sigma Epsilon Cashier, Com. Honor. GARCIA, MARY LOUISE: Pan American. GASKINS, BILL: Science Club. f I SENIORS GERFERS, PATRICIA GERHARDT, BILLY: Sr. Class Pres., B.D.S., Hi-Y, English Honor, Natl. Honor, Band lst Lt., Annual Salesman, Debate Squad. GIBSON, ANITA GILLIAM, COLLEEN: Capt. Sponsor, Ex-Purple lacket, Lanier Parl., Adv. Sec'y CS Treas., English Honor, Sigma Epsilon, Annual Staff '41, GILLIAM, MAXINE GILPIN, GLYN ETTA: Stevenson Pres., Purple laclcet, Student Ass't., Library Ass't. GOLDSTEIN, SHIRLEY IEAN: Modern Dianas, lst Lt. Sponsor, Adv. Times Reporter, Student Ass't, English Honor, Natl. Honor, Sigma Epsilon. GOLIGHTLY, BOB GOMEZ, BERTHA GOMEZ, IESSIE GOMEZ, LUPE GONZALES, BEATRICE: Adv. Pres., St. Council, Stu- dent Ass't, Herbarium Custodian. GOOD, GEORGE GRAEF, IACKIE MAE: Modern Dianas, Purple Iacket, Com. Honor. GRAHAM, PAUL: S.O.S.O. Vice-Pres., Digit Diggers Pres. '40-'41, Sr. Class Treas., Otlicers' Club, R.O.T.C. Capt., St. Council Sgt.-at-Arms '41, Adv. Pres., Purple Guard '41-'42, GRANATO, CHARLES: Football '41, Track '40, GRASSO, EUGENE: Lt. Col. R,O.T.C., Sigma Epsilon, English Honor, Natl, Honor, Officers' Club, Adv. Pres., Ass't Comrnandant. GRAVIS, CHARLCIE: Modern Dianas Historian, Capt. Sponsor, EX-Purple Iacket. GREENE, CHARLENE GREEN, KATHRYN: Adv. Sec'y, Band. GRIGGS, THELMA: Modern Dianas, Purple Iacket, Natl. Honor. GRISHAM, BETTY: Editor-in-Chief Times, Quill ci Scroll Vice-Pres., Adv. Pres., Purple lacket, Natl. Honor, English Honor, 30 Society, Sigma Epsilon. GRISHAM, NORMAN E.: S.O.S.O. Reporter, N I Honor. GROSS, KATHERINE in Q 7 ' . I 1 - ,Lg fek Page 1,4 SENIORS Page 45 R M . lx fl GUTIERREZ, MARTHA: Los Hidal ,K . X GUZMAQ Pan American gl t-Arms,,,St. . 1 1 . gbux - , s OLIHCI, Purple Guard 40 4l bffrfne TRIBE Adv. Bank Cashier, Non-Com. Officer.0"U"'hP' GUAIARDO, IUSTO HAGOPIAN, LILLIAN: Lanier Literary Society, Cadet Capt. Sponsor, Ex-Purple lacket, Club Editor of La Retama, English Honor Sec'y, Natl. Honor, Sr. Class Sec'y, Adv. Vice Pres. HALE, LEATRICE HAMER, BILLIE IEAN HANKINS, MARTHA HARCOURT, GEORGE fNot picturedl: Hi-Y, Football Letterman '40-'41, Basketball Letterman '41-'42, Track Letterman '42, Sr. Play, Am. Hist. Vice- Pres. HARDEGREE, THERESA HARDIN, HELEN HARDING, EDGAR: St. Council, Adv. Pres., Science Club, Swimming Letterman '40-'42. HARRIS, ARTHUR: Hi-Y. HARRIS, BETTY IO: Modern Dianas, Znd Lt. Sponsor, ' Adv. Sec'y. I-IARTUNG, MARVIN: Officers' Club, Non-Com Club, Purple Guard '39-'4l, Capt. R.O.T.C. HARVEY, GLADYS: Shutterbug Club. HARVEY, WILLIAM HAUGER, MARIE: Charme Club. HAWKINS, CARRQLQ. Progress Club Sec'y '40, Vice- PKPEETTIE Rifle Club '40, Ir. Intramural Handball Champion '40, Debate Squad. HAWKINS, RAY: Officers' Club, Pan American, lst Lt. R.O.T.C., Treasurer's Ass't, Corn. Honor, Co- Capt. Bkkg. III. HAYNIE, LORENE: Senior Class, Modern Dianas, Natl. Honor, Pres. English Honor, Adv. Pres., Lt. Col. Sponsor, EX-Purple Iaclcet. HAZEN, IEANNE: Adv. Pres. HEIN, HENRY: German Club Pres., Band 2nd Lt., Natl. Honor. HENDERSON, LOIS: Stevenson. HENDRICKS, BILLY: Science Club Pres., Hi-Y Sec'y, Ist Lt. R.O.T.C., Purple Guard, Non-Com Club '41, Officers' Club '42, HERNANDEZ, IUANITA: Los Hidalgos. HERON, IUNE: Lanier, Purple Iacket. HERZING, DORIS: Purple Iacket, Herbarium Vice- Pres. - HETHERINGTON, CHARLES: Natl. Honor, Officers' Club, Reagan Pres., R.O.T.C. Capt., Purple Guard '42, Non-Com '4l, Hi-Y, St. Council. HICKS, VANCE: Football '40, '41, Basketball '41, Track '4l. HILD, MYRA LEE: Purple Iacket Lt. G Parl., Sigma Epsilon, Com. Honor. HILDEBRANDT, LUCILLE: Garden Club Pres., Adv. Pres., Purple Iacket, Student Ass't. HILL, EDWYN: Non-Com, Purple Guard, Rifle Club. HILL, ELIZABETH: Gold Bugs Censor, Times Col- lector, Ir. G Sr. Dues Collector, Purple lacket, Sec'y Am, History. HOENTSCH, EDNA: Lanier, Purple Iacket, Adv. Sec'y G Treas., La Retama Salesman, Student Ass't. HOLEKAMP, ROSE MARGARET: Wa Kappa Parl., St. Council, Purple Iacket Censor, Sr. Class Parl., English Honor, Sigma Epsilon, Natl. Honor, Stu- dent Ass't. HOMEIER, NELTON HORMUTH, HOWARD: Band. HOYER, CAROLYN: Adv. Pres. HUBBLE, RUBY LEE: Purple Iacket. HUDSON, CHRISTINE: Gold Bugs, Purple Iackets, Adv. Sec'y. HUMPHREYS, IEWELL: Adv. Vice-Pres. HUTCHISON, SYLVIA: Stevenson, English Honor, St. Council, Sigma Epsilon, Student Ass't. ICKE, BETTY IANE: Modern Dianas Censor 5: Vice- Pres., Com. Honor, Natl. Honor, Sigma Epsilon, Purple Iacket, Sr. Class Sgt.-at-Arms, English Honor, Adv. Reporter. INGLE, MARTHA: Com. Honor. INMAN, SAM IRBY, HARRY ' IRWIN, LEON IRWIN, ROY: Progress Club, Adv. Sec'y '39, Adv. Sgt.-at-Arms '42, IACKSON, BOBBYE SUE: Natl. Honor, Sigma Epsilon, St. Council, Gold Bug lst Vice-Pres., Purple Iacket Sgt.-at-Arms, Student Ass't, Vice- Pres., Sr. Play. SENIORS WW . age 46 SENIORS I Page 1,7 I ao- IENSEN, ELIZABETH: Modern Diariaq. I 3 X IOHNSON, BETTY BELLE: Editor Time-ir"'E.fe5er,5iy Editor '41, Quill G Scroll, Adv. Vice-Pre lish Honor, lst Lt. Sponsor, Lanier Sgt.-at-Arms, 30 Club. IOHNSON, L. D.: Officers' Club, R.O.T.C. Major. IOHNSON, PAT IONES, IOHN: Progress Sec'y 61 Treas., Rifle Club, Shutterbugs Parl., Non-Com, Am. History II Class Treas. IONES, MARTIN: Hi-Y, Student Ass't, Officers' Club, Purple Guard, Non-Com '41, 2nd Lt. R.O.T.C., Adv. Hist. G Treas. '41, G Pres. '42, Reagan, An- nual Salesman 2nd place. IONES, NANCY: Lanier, Znd Lt. Sponsor, Student Ass't, Adv. Sec'y ri Treas., St. Council, Glee Club. IORDAN, CHARLES IUSTISS, DOROTHY IEAN: Purple Masquers Pres., Adv. Pres., Purple Iacket Historian, Corn. Honor, Gym Ass't. KELLEMS, MARIAN: 2nd Lt. Sponsor Band, Adv. Sec'y 61 Cashier. KENDALL, EVELYN: Stevenson, Purple Iacket, Adv. Sec'y, St. Council. KEIL, DELLA: Herbarium Sec'y G Treas. ' KESSLAU, MARIE KIMMELMAN, ABE: Reagan, Officers' Club. KING, MARY ELLA KINSLOEL, EDWARD: Science, 2nd Lt. R.O.T.C., Officers' Club, Com. Honor. KIRK, LUCILLE KIZER, IEANNETTE: Capt. Sponsor, EX-Purple Iacket, Quill G Scroll Pres., Sigma Epsilon, English Honor, Natl. Honor, Wa Kappa Rec. Sec'y, St. Council 2nd Vice-Pres. KNEUPER, EDITH: Modern Dianas, Sigma Epsilon, Adv. Pres., Purple Iacket Treas., Natl, Honor, Ex-St. Council. KOCH, LORRAINE: Modern Dianas, Purple Iacket. KOEHLER, ANNA MAE: Herbarium. KOENIG, MELVIN: R.O.T.C. Lt. Col., Officers' Club, Ir. Class Pres., B.D.S., Purple Guard, Natl. Honor. KOTHMANN, MILBURN: Hi-Y Vice-Pres., Officers' Club Treas., Reagans Treas., R.O.T.C. Major, Purple Guard '40-'42, Non-Com Club Pres. '41, Natl. Honor, Rifle Team '41. KORONEK, MILDRED: Clio, Adv. Pres. SENIORS KRAMER, FRANK: KRENZ, DOROTHY LEE: Clio Censor, Adv. Pres., Purple Iaclcet. KRUEGER, CLIFTON: Reagans, Tennis Team '40-'41. KUSENBERGER, FELIX: Officers' Club, Am. I-Iist. II Class Sec'y, Sr. Class Rep., lst Lt. R.O.T.C. LARA, ELVIRAZ Garden Club. LAWSON, HARRY C., IR.: Adv. Vice-Pres., Track Letterman '41-'42. LAWSON, MAXINE3 Purple Iacliet, Gold Bug, Adv. Vice-Pres. ' LEACH, MARY: Latin Club. LEAR, FRANCES: Girl Reserve, Band, Library Ass't, Sigma Epsilon, Purple Parade '41, Sr. Play. LEAR, IOE: 2nd Lt. R.o.T.c. Bend. ' LEVIN, CAROL: Lanier, St. Council Parl., Adv. Pres., Student Ass't, lst Lt. Sponsor, Rifle Club, Eng- lish Honor, Natl. Honor. LEW, MILDRED MAE LEW, SADIE: Com. Honor. ' ' LINDBERG, LOIS: Gold Bug Hist., Natl, Honor, Corn. Honor. LITTLE, IUANITA: Girl Reserve, Adv. Pres. - LOCKHART, BETTY ANN: Wa Kappa Pres., Capt. Sponsor, Adv. Pres., Sigma Epsilon, Rifle Club, Sponsor Club, Sr. Play, Natl. Honor. LOPEZ, MARIE LOTHRINGER, MARTHA LOTT, ROSEMARY: Modern Dianas, Times Staff, St. Council, Nat'l Honor, Ex-Purple Iacket, lst Lt. Sponsor. LOVELADY, BETTY IANE: Wa Kapa Cor. Sec'y, Office Ass't. . LUDWIG, LUCILLE: German Club, Girls Glee Club. LUKER, WILLIE MARIE: Purple laclcet Pres., .'41, Gold Bugs Custodian, Adv. Pres., Natl. Honor, La Retama Salesman. LUNA, BEATRICEZ Pan Ame ubF' 1- x LUSTRE, WARREN: OfflCerS'Fl Gle C - QS. MPage 48 SENIORS Page 49 6' A WM LYSTER, PEGGY: Purple Ia , d 'anas, Adv. Pres., Sr. Representative. 1 MACKEMSON, FRANKIE MAIERHOFER, SHIRLEY: Purple Iacket Typist, Natl. Honor, Quill rSr Scroll, Annual Staff Typist '41-'42. MALONEY, PAT: Hi-Y, Officers' Club, R.O.T.C. Capt., Sports Editor Times, Natl. Honor, Purple Guard, Adv. Pres., Quill or Scroll. MANDRY, MARILYN: Wa Kapa, Adv., Times coi- lector. , MAREK, ELAINE: Purple lacket, Lanier Hist. or Seq'y, Tennis Team City Doubles Champion, Sigma Epsilon, Natl. Honor, English Honor, Ir. Class Vice-Pres. A ' MARTINEZ, ADELA: Stevenson Club. MARTINEZ, TONY . MATHER, DOROTHY LEE: Modern Dianas, Band Drum Major, 2nd Lt. Sponsor Band. y MAXFELDT, LEROY MAXWELL, VERNON: Progress Club. MILLER, BILL: Band Capt., "FF" Band Club Pres. MILLER, BRUCE C. M O EITEILKZIIQWAX.. MOLLENHAUER, HILTON: Nat'l. Honor. MULLIN, BOYD: Band, Adv. Pres., R.O.T.C. Band Sgt. GERALDEINE: zoo Li. Sponsor. MOORE, MOORE, IAMES MOORE, IAY B.: B,D,S., Adv. Sec'y. V MOORE, VERNON: Reagan Vice-Pres., Officers' Club Sgt.-at-Arms, Medalman '40, R.O.T.C. Capt., Purple Guard. MORALES, TRINIDAD: Non-Com, Purple Guard, Natl, Rifle Assoc. . MORGAN, MILTON: Football Letterman '40, '41, MoRsE, EVA JEAN: zoo 1.1. Band Sponsor, Orchestra. Mosrrrv, DoRoTHY A- -1' "kann: ' i SENIORS MULLALEY, EDNA MUMME, CLAY: Reagan. MUNN, DOROTHEA: Stevenson Vice-Pres, Purple Iacket, Adv, Pres., Student Ass't. MCALLISTER, CHARIS: Shutterbug Club Sec'y, Com. Honor, Adv. Times Collector. MCCONNELL, IEWEL MARIE: Purple locket, Purple Masquers, Mixed Glee Club Sec'y, Adv. Sec'y, St. Council '40, Sr. Rep, Natl. Honor, Corn. Honor. MCDONNELL, ELEANOR: Pan American Club Pres., Purple lacket, English Honor, St. Council, Stu- dent Ass't. McKAY, PAT: R.O.T.C. Cadet Colonel, Science Club Treas., Officers' Club Pres., Soph. Class Pres., Purple Guard Commander '41-'42, Non-Com Club Vice-Pres., R.O.T.C. Medal Man '41-'42, Nat'l Honor. MCNAIR, MARETTE MCNAMEE, PATSY g MCNULTY, HELEN: Pres. Gold Bugs, Purple Iacket, Glee Club Reporter, Adv. Sec'y, Natl. Honor, Glee Club Sec'y. MCPHAIL, ANNIE: Lanier Cor. Sec'y, Purple Iacket. MCWHIRTER, ROY: Progress Club. NATHO, LA VERNE: Gold Bug Sgt.-at-Arms, Student Ass't, Drum of Bugle Corps, Adv. Sec'y G Treas. '39-'4U. NEIRA, MARGARET NICHOLSON, DOROTHY MARIE NICHOLSON, DOVIE MARIE N1cHoLsoN, OLAP NIPPER, JACK NORMAN, IAMES o, NUNNELLY, HUGH: Reagan. OBREGON, MARY LOUISE: Pan American Club Pres., Mixed Glee Club, Com. Honor Sec'y '41, Sigma Epsilon, Natl. Honor, Office Ass't. OLSON, RUTH: Stevenson Club, Mixed Glee Club, St. Council, fNot Picturedl OZMENT, MARY LEE: Com. Honor. ORR, MARY LOUISE: Modern Dia , Iacket, Major Sponsor, Sponsor ub Honor, Student Ass't. K L PADRON, MARY IANE: com. Honor. s frxly.-,Tl IL. Ex-Purple ecfv, Natl. XY . in Moa. . ,7 .itwlttli .NME ii IX IL.- dml Page 50 SENIORS Page 51 'lie I 15 ,ji ,Wi 4 , Q ' ,: .iaffffifti fm-1' Q.. 2+ . 4 px-,QQ wx PARKER, MARGIE: Clio Pres., Glee Q I' dv. Vice-Pres., Purple Iacket Parl. il M ,fy . ,. PEGG, NORMAN: Football '4l, Letterman. PEGUES, MARTHA IO PETERSON, DOROTHY: Gold Bug. 1 . PELUGHAUPT, LOIS: Herbarium Custodian, Sr. Rep., Corn. Honor. PHILLIPS, WENDELL: Hi-Y Pres. 51 Sec'y '41, Science Club Pres. '42 61 Vice-Pres. '4l, Sr. Play, Band. PHIPPS, CLAUDINE: Clio Club, Adv. Pres. PITTS, MARIORIE MAE POLLEY, MARY LOU: Wa Kapa, EX-Purple Iacket, I Adv. Sec'-y, 2nd Lt. Sponsor. PREISS, IEROME: Reagan, Officers' Club, Non-Com Club '4l, Purple Guard '39-'42, Rifle Club, R.O.T.C. Capt. PRICE, MARLAND i PUCKETT, MARIORIE: Modern -Dianas Sgt.-at-Arms, Adv. Pres., Purple Iaclcet, Student Mgr. Treas. Office, Natl. Honor, Com. Honor. PUGH, BILLIE IO PUGI-I, ROBERTA: Wa Kapa, Orchestra. PULLIN, CARL PURYEAR, CECIL: Glee Club Librarian, Student Council. OUINTANILLA, BILLY OUINTANILLA, HECTOR, IR. RABITCHEV, AARON: Adv. Sec'y '40-'42. RADKE, KATHERINE RAMSAY, CARLYLE RANCE, MARILYN: Lanier Rep., Purple Iaclcet, Sigma Epsilon, English Honor, Natl. Honor, Student Ass't. RANKIN, BILLYE IOYCE: Clio, 2nd Lt. Sponsor. RATCLIFF, ALLAN 2 sEN1oRs RATHBURN, HAROLD REES, LOUISE: Gold Bug Cor. Sec'y, Purple Iacket, Times Collector, Sigma Epsilon, Adv. Sec'y, Natl. Honor. REIGEL, VIRGINIA: Charme Sec'y, 2nd Lt. Sponsor, Ex-Purple lacket, Adv. Pres., Natl. Honor. REIMERS, DORIS PAY: Adv, Pres., Student Ass't, Gold Bug, Adv. Cashier. - REINHARD, ERNEST: R.O.T.C. Capt., Natl. Honor, Sigma Epsilon, Non-Com Club, Officers' Club, Purple Guard, Student Council, Medalman '40- '4l REININGER, IOHNNY RESSMAN, DICK: Officers' Club, R.O.T.C. Major Adj., Purple Guard. RICHARDSON, BILLIE RUTH RICO, OLGA: Gold Bug. RINEARSON, IUANITA: Los Hidalgos Treas. RIVAS, BEATRICE: Modern Dianas Treas., Natl. Honor, English Honor, Girls Glee Club Treas., Sigma Epsilon, Student Ass't. ROBERTS, BOB RODRIQUEZ, VIRGILIO: Los Hidalgos Pres. ROGERS, LLOYD: Glee Club, Football '4l, Basket- ball '40-'4l, Track '4U. RONK, MARTEEN: English Honor, Natl. Honor, Ten- nis Squad '39, Tennis Team '40-'42, Tennis Capt. '41-'42, Adv. Treas., Sigma Epsilon. ROSS, CARRIE ROSSMAN, EVELYN: Lanier Censor, St. Council, Orchestra, Band, Purple Iacket, Natl. Honor, State 6: Natl. Music Medal Winner. ROTKOSKY, IOHNNIE MAE: Purple Iacket Treas., Wa Kapa Pres., Sigma Epsilon, English Honor, Natl. Honor, St. Council '40-'41, Sr. Dues Col- lector. . ' RUM, MARY: Modern Dianas Cor. Sec'y, Ex-Purple Iacket, lst Lt. Sponsor, Adv. Sec'y CS Treas., Com. Honor. RUSHTON, IACK RUSSELL, BARBARA RUSSELL, VIOLET IEWELL RUTLEDGE, BETTY LOU: Lanier Pres., EX-Purple Iacket, Capt. Sponsor, Sponsor Club, Rifle Club, Adv. Pres., Sr. Scouts Sec'y. RYAN, JAMES ,, ' -1- - r Ka. 1 age 52 SE IC S :W Page 53 SALADINO, IOSEPHINE: Lani r, Pu ack?-l. K SAMAYOA, LUCILLE: Girls Gl m 'ce-Pres., Adv, Sgt.-at-Arms, "' ' SAUNDERS, IANE: Modern Dianas Censor, Natl. Honor, Com. Honor, Ex-Purple Iacket, Capt. Sponsor, Sigma Epsilon, Adv. Vice-Pres., Annual Salesman. SCAFF, NEVIUM: Com. Honor, Hist, Class Pres. SCARNATO, CARMEN SCI-IAEZLER, DUANE: Adv. Vice-Pres. SCHELL, WILLIAM A SCHMIDT, IOYCE: Purple Iacket, Lanier Sgt.-at- Arms, Adv. Vice-Pres. , SCHNEIDER, LELAND SCHODDE, RUDOLPH: Hi-Y, St. Council Sgt.-at- Arms. SCHOLZ, MARIORIEI Lanier Sgt.-at-Arms, Capt. Sponsor, Adv. Vice-Pres., Sr. Dues Collector, Annual Salesman. SCHUBACH, PHYLLISZ Wa Kapa Cor. Sec'y, Ex- Purple Iacket, 2nd Lt. Sponsor, Times Exchange Editor, Times Reporter, Times Collector, 30 Society. SCHUTZ, BETTY LEE SCHWARTZ, BARBARA IEAN: Wa Kapa Sgt.-at- Arms :S Parl., Purple Iacket, Quill 61 Scroll, Times Reporter, 30 Society, Student Ass't, Times Society Editor. l SCHWARZ, EVELYN . ' SCOTT, RELL: Swimming Team Capt, '40-'41, Swim- ming Coach '42, Boys State Rep, '4l. SEWALD, HAROLD: Science Club. SEIDEMANN, CHARLES: Reagan, St. Council Vice- Pres., Nat'l Honor, Adv. Pres., lst Lt. R.O.T.C., Officers' Club, Letterman Track '42, Intramural Track 51 football '42. SELF, MARSIE LEA SENTURIA, HARVEY: Science Club Censor, Rifle Club '40-'41, Officers' Club, Purple Guard, Sigma Epsilon, R.O.T.C. lst Lt., Adv. Sgt.-at- Arms, Lab. Ass't. SEXAUER, MARVYN: R.O.T.C,, Non-Com. SEXAUER, MELVYN: R.O.T.C., Non-Com. SEYMOUR, CHARLES TERRY: Reagan Sgt.-at-Arms, Shutterbug Treas. SHAPIRO, BERNICE: Stevenson Sgt.-at-Arms, Glee Club Vice-Pres., Student Ass't, Adv. Treas. Cr Sec'y, Purple Iacket. SENI SHAW, UNA MARGARET: Purple Iacket, Purple Masquers. SHERROD, IUANITA PEARL: Girl Reserve. SHINN, LUCILLEZ Com. Honor. SHIRLEY, CHARLSIE VAIN: Purple Iacket, Sigma Epsilon, Adv. Vice-Pres., Times Collector. SIKORA, ZELDA: Purple Iacket, Lanier, St. Council, English Honor, Natl. Honor. SILLS, ROSALYN: Purple Iacket Reporter, St. Council, Orchestra '40-'41, Gold Bug, Natl. Honor, St. Council Treas. SIMMANG, DOROTHY MAE: lst Lt. Sponsor, Lanier, Sr. Rep., Mixed Chorus, Com. Honor, Adv. Pres., Rifle Club, Entertainers. SIMMONS, MARY LOUISE: Sr. Class Vice-Pres., Band Capt. Sponsor, Natl. Honor, English Honor, Purple Parade, Sr. Play, Charme Cor. Sec'y, Re- porter '4l 51 Vice Pres. '42, V s1Ms, BYRON: 'Non-Com. SLACK, DOROTHY: Gold Bug. SMITH, MILDRED: Modern Dianas, Major Sponsor, Sponsor Club, St. Council, Quill 61 Scroll, Ex- Purple lacket, Annual Staff Typist. SMITH, RICHARD W.: Natl. Honor, Officers' Club, Rifle Club, Science Club Sgt.-at-Arms, Purple Guard, Adv. Pres., Medalrnan '40-'41, R.O.T.C. Capt. SONNEN, BOB: 2nd Lt. R.O.T.C., Science Sgt.-at- Arms ci Sec'y, Officers' Club, Adv. Pres., R.O.T.C. Medal Winner '4l. SORRELLS, LOUISE: Purple Iacket, Sigma Epsilon, Student Ass't, Com. Honor, Natl. Honor, Adv. Times Collector or Treasurer. SOSA, IOSEPHINE SPARKMAN, PAULINE SPIRO, HERBERT IOHN: S.O.S.O. Pres. 61 Vice-Pres., Officers' Club, Purple Guard 2nd Lt., R.O.'I'.C. Major, Sigma Epsilon, English Honor, Natl. Honor, Sr. Class Rep. . SPIVEY, IUANITA: Lanier, Znd Lt. Sponsor, Ex-Purple Iacket, Glee Club, Adv. Treas. STAHL, LA VERNE: Glee Club Sgt.-at-Arms, Gold Bug, Bank Cashier, Library Ass't. STANLEY, MARVELYN: Girl Reserve. STANTEEN, WILBURN STAPLETON, LEO STAPPER, ALICE: St. Council, Adv. Pres., Com. Honor. A F STAUSS, PAULINA BELLE: nas, Purple Iaclcet, Com. Honor. l' N . L Page 54 SENIORS Page 55 STEFFLER, IUANELL: Purpleala -- . f D 0224 1 . . Collector, Gold Bug Treas., 'f Jalan S 4407? V51frA..- STENNETT, lACK STEWART, HELEN: Purple lacket, Gold Bug, Stu- dent Ass't, Adv. Sec'y 61 Bank Cashier. STEWART. WINNIE LEA STONE, SHELBY STRASSL, HELEN: Purple lacket, Managing Editor Times, Natl. Honor. STROTHER, DONALD STRUWE, KENNETH: Officers' Club, B.D.S., Hi-Y Pres., R,O.T.C. lst Lt. STUDHALTER, KATHERINE: Wa Kapa Treas., Purple lacket, EX-St. Council, Mixed Glee Club, Adv. Sec'y, Natl. Honor, Com. Honor, Sigma Epsilon. STURM, DOROTHY LEE: Purple lacket, Adv. Sec'y SUMRALL, C, B. TENAYUCA, FRANCES TERRILL, WILDA: Girls Glee Club. THEIS, DOROTHY MAE: Purple lacket, Herbarium. THOMA, ELEANOR1 Modern Diana Pres., Purple lacket Vice-Pres., Adv. Sec'y, Natl. Honor, An- nual Salesman lst place '42. THOMPSON, BILLY: Rifle Club, Officers' Club, Purple Guard, Lt. Col. R.O.T.C., B.D.S. A THOMPSON, PAULINE THOMSON, RAY TIDWELL, EDITH: English Honor. TIEDTKE, MARY ALICE: Modern Dianas Rec. Sec'y, English Honor, Natl. Honor, Com. Honor, Capt. Sponsor, Ex-Purple lacket, St. Council, Sigma Epsilon. TINDEL, MARY LOUISE: Wa Kapa Censor, Adv. Pres. '40, Znd Lt. Sponsor, Ex-Purple lacket, Student Ass't. TINGLE, LESLIE: R.O,T.C. lst Lt., Officers' Club, Hi- Y, Rifle Team, Adv. Sgt.-at-Arms, Purple Guard. TOBIAS, OPAL: 2nd Lt. Sponsor, Corn. Honor, St. Council '39, Treas. Ass't, Clio Club '40, Adv. Vice-Pres. '41, Sigma Epsilon. . TOPE, THOMAS: Science Club, Officers' Club, Non- Com, R.O.T.C. Major, Purple Guard, Track Letter- man, St. Council 2nd Vice-Pres., Medalman. SENIORS TORRES, ALICE: Pan American Club. TRADER, BERTHA MAE: German Club, Entertainers, Herbarium Club, 30 Society, Adv. Times Reporter of Bank Cashier, Drum :S Bugle Corps '4O. TROUTMAN, GEORGE TURNER, BEVERLEY USSERY, CLAUDINE: Clio Club. UTZ, RUTH ADELE: Quill G Scroll Treas., 30 Society Herbarium Pres., Adv. Secy. V VALDEZ, HAZEL VAN WAGN, REINETTEQ Modern Dianas, lst Lt. Sponsor, Ex-Purple Iacket. ' 1 VASQUEZ, MARY: Los Hideigos Club. VASQUEZ, RUTH VILLAREAL, ELIEL . VOGT, TOE: R.O.T.C. Major, Officers' Club, Science Sgt.-at-Arms, Purple Guard, Hi-Y Sec'y, Rifle - Team. r VOIGT, DOROTHY: Charme Society Parl., Purple laclcet, Adv. Times Collector, Sec'y QS Sr. Rep., Girls Glee Club Vice-Pres., Student Ass't. VORDERMARK, LILLIANQ Girl Reserve Treas. VOSS, RAYMOND: B.D.S., Non-Com, Purple Guard, ' Track-'39, R,O.T.C. VUKASIN, IUNE WAGNER, LOIS: Wa Kapa Club. 4 D WAITZ, CARL: Hi-Y, Science Sec'y, Adv: Vice- Pres., Cheer Leader '40-'42. WALKER, IAMES: Track '40-'4l. WALKER, WESLEY? Adv. Times Collector, Stage Crew, Sr. Play. y WARD, EDWIN: R.O.T.C. .ist Li., science Club Sgt.- at-Arms, Officers' Club, Purple Guard, Sr. Class. WARDEN, DORIS: Modern Dianas, Quill ci Scroll Sec'y, Purple Iacket, Adv. .Sec'y, Natl. Honor, Sigma Epsilon, Hueben ci Drueben Editor. WATSON, GLORIA 1- as .ro urpe asquers U Q WATSON, IEAN: P l M A . I ' ? .- QM .f41?4.- Page 56 SENIORS Page 57 f D Ei IRI 'EE 1-Bly fm? 'ge 132 . Mi J-1,0 'ii' , dk WEARE, KATHERINE: Latin Clu . lk WEIMER, DOROTHY: Gold Bug Sgt.-at-Arms, Purple Iacket. WEIMER, ROBERT -H VVEYNAND, ROBERT: Officers' Club, Purple Guard, Adv. Pres., 2nd Lt. R.O.T.C., Rifle Club, WHEAT, EARL WHITE, CHARLES EDWARD WHITE, IRBY: R.O.T,C, Capt., Purple Guard, Garden Club Pres., Officers' Club, St. Council, Sr, Class Reporter, Rifle Club, Natl, Honor. WIEMERS, LOIS: Clio Treas, Purple Iacket. VVIEDENFELD, LILLIAN1 Mixed Glee Club, WIGGINS, BETTY LOU: Orchestra. WILEY, MARIORIE WILLIAMS, DAVID: R.O.T.C. Lt, Col., Purple Guard, Medalman '40-'41, Reagan Club, Officers' Club 2nd Vice-Pres., Non-Com, Natl. Rifle Assoc. WILLIAMS, FRED LECKIE: Hi-Y Sgt.-at-Arms, B.D.S., Sigma Epsilon, Natl. Honor, St. Council, Band '39-'41, lst place Snare Drum Winner, Adv. Pres. WILLIAMS, MARGARET WILLIAMS, VELMA MAE: EX-Purple lacket, Wa Kapa, Times Collector. VVILLIAMSTON, ALICE: Adv. Sec'y, Gold Bugs, Drum CS Bugle Corps, Adv. Vice-Pres. WILLIS, LEONA: Latin Club Sec'y, Purple locket, Student Ass't, Adv. Sgt.-at-Arms. WILSON, BOBBY: Basketball Letterman Sf Capt. '42, Football Letterman '41, State Swimming Team '4O. WILSON, HELEN: Gold Bug Ass't Treas, Ex-Purple Iacket, 2nd Lt. Sponsor, Sponsor Club. WINKLER, HERBERT: Football '41, Track '40, WOHLSCHLEGEL, IVAN: Officers' Club, 2nd Lt. R.O.T.C. WOLFF, SAM: Adv. Pres. WONSLEY, IAMES WOOD, WINIFRED: Znd Lt. Sponsor, Herbarium Sec'y, Adv. Sec'y. WOODWARD, FRANKIE BEA: lst Lt. Sponsor, St. Council, English Honor, Natl. Honor, Sigma Epsilon, Sponsors Rifle Club, Adv. Vice-Pres., Civics Il Class Pres. WURZBACH, DOROTHY RAY: Lanier Rec. Sec'y, lst Lt. Sponsor, Ex-Purple Iacket, English Honor, Natl. Honor, Sigma Epsilon, Student Ass't, Adv. Pres. WYNNE, LA VONNE YANTIS, E'LANE: Purple Iacket. YOUNG, MARGARET: Charme Treas., Times Col- lection, Girls Chorus Lib. YOUNGER, HALLIE: Purple Iacket, Lanier, Annual Salesman, Sr, Cheer Leader, Com, Honor, Natl. Honor, Adv. Pres., Student Ass't. ZIMMER, THELMA: Orchestra, Clio Sec'y. , BIEGERT, ALFRED: Post Graduate Student. MATTINGLY, BILLY: Post Graduate Student. jiifraq Lfaagcffq EE SENIORS V l OUR HERITAGE You are beautiful and valiant, Your ideals are high and grand, Like a star your light is shining Round the world, in every land. America, you are the dream Ot the men who died for you, They cleared the torests, they built their homes Under skies of deepest blue. Through the years they struggled bravely For our heritage ot love, 'They gave all they had to save you, They were led by God above. And now in spring or summer's heat, Or in Winter's icy blast, Your lovely snow-capped mountains gleam as Brightly as your sacred past. From your stately hills and forests To your plains so tlat and Wide, There are men Who will defend you, They are men Whom God Will guide. Democracy must never diel We must tight 'til treedom's Won, We gladly sacrifice our pleasures, For our duty must be done. -Phyllis Hampton. Page 58 Q C25U5"i"wf 95561211 8 . I if QQQWWXEEW ,, wwf unload, 15 VL ' EMP .fr Sana: -YN lun, ?A.g,S,xYpg4puU SHN-nw-rw, AMMWQNAE wma M HQMMASML NSW' XNQY R W XX -f gig 5 77 S Q S f , anim Gffacm Left to right:-Israel Rabinowitz, Part., Betty Louise Breinr. QQL,?aSC'Yj .Wilton Biegert, Cer1SOr: MCITY Fdifh Taylor, Vice-Presz Bill Wfrhrmurld lSecrt'5Cl7, Pies.: Floyd Mueller, Sgt.-at-Arms, Phyllis Hampton, Hlst., Logan Smiley, Treas.7 Etta Louise Brand, Rec. Sec'y. Not Pictured: Lorraine Anderson, Sgt.-at-Arms, Sue Hickerson, Eepgrter. loyous friends of sophomore days, newly arrived topthe dignified state of juniors, gathered together in September to start another year. We noted with regret the absence of some who had been with us the year before, but looked forward with eager anticipation to forming friendships with the new boys and girls. Officers who were elected last spring, headed by Bill Wahrmund, took charge. Our first activity was a dues drive with Logan Smiley urging everyone to, "hurry up and pay that money!" The drive ended in November with a social for all paid members. The success of this affair goes to Donna Lou Orndorff and her commit- tees. The Iunior Prom, which was the first dance the class had sponsored, was held Friday, February 13, in the gym. With the theme of black-cats and other paraphernalia associated with spooks and hoodoos, tuned to the tempo of Rex Preis and his orchestra, and with the new fluorescent lighting, it proved to be the hit of the year. Patricia Staffel was the head of this affair, and to her the credit for the success of the dance belongs. We are saddened at the thought of separation but we know that we have formed friendships this year that will always endure to enrich our lives.-Sue Hickerson. 'qui' SQ Class Sponsors T ,. X mn 1 N Miss IRMA G. IOHNSTON 1' ,WC ' L' MISS NANCY LOU MCCALLUM Wi Page 60 I Q S 5 A IUNIORS HI. 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' a " Q ,E ' -4 I . 9 - , 3 ' 3153325511 nf ef I I , '-'ef-fi, I I .:-' ' g, . it + ' "ff , I I , j g , ' gf' I ' 'L-' Q I X i mi A ' R 4 . jf E 'K jr I : V5 Z ,. J Top Row CARTER, William, CASEY, Iohn William, CAVANAUGH, Robert, CHAPMAN, Edward, CI-IILDRESS, Flossie, CLEMONS, Mary, CLEVELAND, Letty lean, COBB, Ethel Maye, COLLINS, LaVerne, In, S-um Second Row CONAWAY, Dorothy, CRAWFORD, Fay, CUMMINGS, Farley, DAUGHTERTY, I - DAVIS M ean, , ary Virginia, DEAN, Mary Frances, DITTERT, Frances, DRAKE, Hazel, DULLNIG, Melba, EARDLEY, Katie Mae. -f,"'- Third Row EBNER, Gwendolyn, EICHLER, Robert, ELLEY, Mary lane, EPSTEIN, Ioseph, ERFURTH, Bobbieiq FARRIS, Buford, FAUVER, Katherine, FECHNER, Helen Louise, FELL, Dawn, FENSKE, Lois lean. FINIGAN, Be fy lean, FOERSTER, Mary Ellen, FONES, Iohn C., FORD, Mary Io, FRANCISCO, Dorothy, Bottom Row I I FR ' l' Virginia, FRAZAR, Edith, FRAZIER, Ruby, FRITH, Mary Virginia, GAMEZ, Margaret. li, K1 fff, l ' I U N 1 o 3,5 IUNIORS ,milk il s Top Row ' EX' GANO, Gean, GARCIA, Hipolito, GARLAND, Lillie Mae, GARLAND, W. I., GARNER, , N, Anna M4.,-S""?,,, Mary, GOLDBECIQ Don, GOOD, Clarice, GRAEBER Bobby, GRIER, Beverly. Wwe'- Second Row GRIMM, Alton, GRUNDMANN, Bertha, HAAS, Charles, HAGEN, Iohn, HALL, Ernest, HALSELL, Dolores, HAMILTON, Dora Mae, HAMPTON, Phyllis, HANNICH, Arline, HARRIS, Leonard. Third Row HARRIS, Vera, HAWKINS, Roberta, HERNDON, Warren, HEYE,fEvglyn, IQIICIQERSON, Martha Sue, HILL, mice, HODGE, Marshall, HUEBNER, yimmie, HURT, Louise, NES, Wquher. D ii ' Boitom Row IENKINS, Lois, IOHNSON, Fredrick, IOHNSON, Susie, IONES, Bill, IONES, Bob, KAPLAN, Boyd, KARGER, Esther, KATZMARK, Ray, KELLEY, Bertie Lynn, KING, Dorothy Louise. Page 63 I I I , f U Top Row KLAR, Roland, KOEI-ILER, Angelina, KOSUB, Philip, LADD, Betty, LAWLER, Eva Io, LEE, Roger, LEI-IKER Roland, LENZ, Viola, LEVER, Lorraine, LEWIS, Elossie. I Second Row LITTLETON, Lois, LOCKHART, Paul A., LOESSBERG, Shirley, LOPEZ, Laura, LOPEZ, Lucille, LOVELL leanette, LOWE, Irene, LOTI-IRINGER, Adine, LOZANO, Irma, LUKER, Robert, , Third Row ' ' A LUMPKIN, Ouida, LYLE, Vlfilda, MCCOWN, Dorothy, MCDOUGALL, Arthur, MCGREW, Mae-delle, MACI-IADO Gloria Dale, MAHONEY, Marion, MAINZ, Margie, MARTIN, Bob, MARTIN, O. Bottom Row MARTINEZ, Emil, MATTHEWS, Mary Louvenia, MEYER, Marcella, MILLER, LeRoy, MOODY, Martin, MOW OYE, Iohn, MUELLER, Floyd, NANCE, Mildred, NEAL, Alice, I gf' 'R . im IUNIORPWQ 1 1 JUN1oRs Aft Toplilow gwrjax- NEEPER, Myrtle, NELSON, Suzarmg NELSON, William, NEWTON, Howard, NORMAN, Robert, NORT r oy 'AE Edward, O'MARA, lack, ORNDOYRFF, Dona Lou, QPANTLJSQ Sam, PAULOS, Catherine. Se:ond Row PRESLEY, Claude, PRlLLWlTZ, Madeline, RABINOWITZ, lsrael E., RAHM, Mary Angela, RANDALL, Carol, RATCLIFE, Betty, RATCLIFF, lack, READ, Doris, REAL, Bermo, Ir., REHBERG, Gus. Third Row RElNKE,,Iaclc,VRlCl-ITER, Arlene, RIKLIN, Arthur, RlLEY, Gorman, RILLING, Alice, RIVAS, Martha, ROBERTSON, Charlotte, ROESLER, George M., ROSS, Ierry, RUBOTTOM, Marilyn Mae. Bottom Row RUNDELL, Dooley, SADLER, Bob, SAWERS, loe, SCARBROUGH, Audrey Faye, SCHNEIDER, Dorothy Mae, SCHUEHLE, Ierry, SCHWElTZER, Shirley, SCOTT, lohnie, SFAIR, Mike, SHOMER, Doye Mae. l EERE T t Jvvw' Page 65 A - , 1 Top Row I l SIEDEMANN, Ernest, SIMON, lean Marie, SIMON, ludy, SMILEY, Logan, SMITH, Frances, SOSA, Alfred, STAFFEL, Patricia, STAPLETON, Bob, STAPPER, Lillian, STAUSS, Bill. Second Row STEFFLER, Allie, STENNETT, Ruth, STRONG, Iames, STRUM, Carolyn, TAMPKE, Imogene, TAYLOR, Mary Faith, THORMAHLAN, E. H., TIDWELL, Maxine, TOMPKINS, lean, TRAYLOR, lacqueline. Third Row ULLRICH, Ruby Nell, VAN BUREN, Douglas Dean, VAN CLEAVE, Georgie, VAUGHN, Vera Marie, VEATCH Margaret, VORDENBAUM, Rose Mary, WAHRMUND, Bill, WALBRIDGE, Roxana, WATKINS, Eolene, WEINERT Ann. 1 I Bottom Row Wfmsblegotfgi-5xMae, WESP, Dorothy, WIEDENFELD, Doris Nell, WILLIS, Bobbie lune, WILSON, Horner, sgnlg, WRIGHT, Onetta, YEAGER, Marian. ,f f . gg I J U N 1 o R Q 7 4 ,a fASgjf , M ,MMM fy fnkfviubyv ' . . , ff' ,jf fv J! f if ,fa 'J r 1 ,gffjyl ,Vx . QM if .411 jj - , .M ' J, Y! I, I J X mfg", ' in W' IM! f ,J , 4 ' - ' 1' lj' J Lf' A ' f ,fm ,, Q wr , ff! ,, 1'4" gf X .x ,six 5 .' L! if ,ff ,UV 4 il fz JM 1" - 'X . X ff' . ff . J J! , ' ff I 'v!, I ,nfl 1 A 4 W MV Z f 5 if aff f X , 14 fy U ff U I X - S Af ' il ff A '.- 'IEE 5 ' S 92.41. 5 yy Sapfaamafze Left to right:-David McGale, Treas., loyce Vance, Girl Sgt,-at-Arms, Iohn Howard, Sgt.-at-Arms, Ieanne Moore, S6C'Y: TOITI McGee, PFSS. fSTClI'1dir1gl, Irene Hull, Hist.g I. C. Nickens, Parl., Seated in front, Nancy Elms, Rep., Ann Hugmcm, Vice-Pres, The Sophomore Class under the sponsorship of Miss Christine Lawrence and Miss Burg zoomed off to its initial step in which the class elected to office a staff of determined officers, Who plotted an entertainment for each meeting. The first big event encountered occurred in April when a good time Was had by all at the Sophomore Picnic. Although this picnic was given mainly for the Sophomores, the other classes were represented by many students. In May the class Went a step ahead of most of the previous Sophomore Classes by giving a dance which also proved successful. The class has now completed its first successful year and is looking toward the future years at Brackenridge with great anticipation. -Tom McGee, oo ' 7X V f X X Class Sponsors Joy MMS X MISS ELSA BURG iyyh Miss cHR1sriNE LAWRENCE SoPHoMoREs For if Q Top Row E .rw E-- ADAMS, Nelalice, ALEIANDRO, Gloria, ALLEN, Billy, ANDERSON, Charles, ANGER' 4? j oltlllulgs, BALDERAS, lack, BARNES, Bessie Mae, BARNES, lean, BARTON, Bessie, BAYLOR, Elizabeth. Wlllwlw Second Row BLOSE, Ted, BODEN, Patricia, BORDEN, Rolden, BOWMAN, Richard, BRAND, Dorothy, BRANTLEY, Arthur, BRICE, Alyne, BROWNE, Dorace, BROWNING, Wanda, BUCHANAN, Helen lo. Third How BUDGE, Mildred, BUNBAUGH, Howard, BURKETT, La Nelle, BUTLER, Iris, CALDWELL, lamie, CARPENTER Loeletta, CARROLL, Grover, CARVER, Peggy lane, CAVENDER, Benny, CHAMBERS, Dorothy. Bgitom Row f HQLEVERLEY, Mary Lou, CLEVELAND, Roland, CORNOYER, Billie Maxine, COULTER, Teddy, CRANE, I. C. GDLWELL, Charles, DANIEL, Leslie, DAVENPORT, Mary, DEANS, Leroy, DREISS, Katharine. Page169 Top Row - ECKOLS, Ioe, ELMS, Nancy, ELY, Paul, ENTZERBERGER, Fred, EPSTEIN, Ida, ERFURTH, August, ESOUIVEL, Beatrice, FARRELL, Margaret, EECHNER, Gloria, EERRERO, Iames. Second Row FINCH, Inez, FLANNERY, Robert, FLETCHER, Dolly Ann, FRAZAR, lack, FULLER, Kenney, PURLOW, Patsy, GARLAND, Gloria, GASH, Mary Edith, GIBSON, Iuanita, GONZALES, Florine. Third Row GOODELL, Wallace, GOWEN, Ioy, G-OWEN, Paul, GRlMM, Henrietta, GULLETTE, Iames, HAECKER, Marilyn, HAGOPIAN, Wanda, HAMAN, lonel, HANSEN, Iohanna, HARVEL, Mary Catherine. Bottom Row HEND ON,5ernice, HOHON, Marjorie, HOWARD, Iohn, HOWELL, lack, HOWELL, Phil, HUEY, Ioanna, HUFF f lphonse, HULL, Ilene, HULLY, Mary Lou, IURGER, Betty lean. 1 Z" f ' 4 1 7. l A Page 70 Z Top Row .722 SOPHOMORES IOHN, Tommy, IOYNER, Mildred, IUSTI, Flossie, KABCHEB, Stanley, KABP, Emily, KELLEMS, Dorothy, KIMBBIEL, Raymond, KING, Betty, KINGSTON, Doris, KOEPP, Lorraine. Second How KBUEGEB, lean, LAECHELIN, Gladine, LAMB, losephine, LAMB, Patsy, LAMB, Peggy Louise, LAY, La Nell, LAYE, Corrine, LAYTON, Charlye Beth, LEE, lune, LEIFESTE, Geneva. Third Row LODOVIO, Victor, LONG, Tilnian, LOBILLABD, Annie Virginia, LOVELESS, Bhea, LUTTEBINGEB, Io Ann, MAIEBHOFEB, Bay, MARTIN, Sarah, MABTINEZ, Enima,MAYS,Iacgulyne,MEANS, Erank. 'Bottom How QVIELANCON, Bosemary, MILLEB, Lillie Mae, MOOBE, leane, MOBGAN, Bay, MUENCHOW, Harold, MULLIN, Edith, MUNDT, Helen Louise, MCCBELESS, Grace Ann, MCGALE, David, MCGEE, Tom. Page 71 , Top Row MCLAUGHLIN, Dorcas, MCWILLIAMS, Skippy, NEIMAN, Edith Louise, NEWMAN, Shirley, NICKEL, David NICKENS, I. C., NOLL, Betty Lou, NOYES, Crystelle, PALMER, Dan, PEERY, Barbara. Second Row PETERS, Alice, PETTY, Estelle, PFLUGHAUPT, Ianice, PIERCE, Virginia, PILLAR, Ross, OUINN, Thelma, RAMIERZ, Guillerneo, RANNEY, Paul, REDEERN, Helen, REICI-IERT, Lola Mae. Third Row REYNOLDS, Emagene, RICHEY, Bill, RIVAS, Emma, ROBINSON, Mary Frances, RODRIGUEZ, Leroy, ROSE, Nena Marie, ROZET, Shirley, RUTLEDGE, Bobby, SANDEIELD, Sandra, SAUNDERS, limmy. Bottom Row SCI-IUL Frances, SEIPEL, Ioyce, SHELL, Dorothy, SHURLEY, lames, SMITH, Eula Mae, SMITH, Harold, SOTO OR, Thelma, SPRADLING, Billy, STATH, Leon, STEFELER, Robert. T 1 soPHoMoR 1 SOPHOMORES ttf M1525 .. L In ,ttligllwilklxxl LD Top Row STEIGER, Francis, STOELTIE, Billy, STOREY, Marie, SWAYZE, Iirnmie, TAYLOR, Iimrnie, T y- ' k, TOLLE, Leon, TOMLINSON, Lucille, TREYXBIG, Dorothy, TUCKER, Martha lean. 4- Second Row TYLER, Gloria, USSERY, Needharn, VANCE, Ioyce, WEAKLEY, lack, WERNLI, Peggy, WESTKAEMPER Richard, WETZEL, Edwin, WEYNAND, Ierome, WI-IARTON, Maxine, WHITTON, Gloria. Third Row WIEDENEELD, Ruth, WILLEEORD, Verona, WILLIAMS, Bette Ruth, WILLIAMS, Marguerite, WILSON, Crystal WINTERBORNE, Barbara, WITI-IERS, Alton, WOLPMAN, Ioe, WOOD, Lucile Elizabeth, WOOD, Wilbur Bottom Row YOUNG, Franklin, ZAIONTZ, Sophie, ZIRKEL, I-Iarold, ZIRKEL, Robert, ZINTGRAFE, Billy. Page 73 1 1, Steeped in customs and traditions are our neigh o of Central America, even as the cluhs and organizations of Brackenridge follow the precedents set for them in their annual initiations, programs, and social highlights. Tapering to the isthmus of Panama, the five Central American republics comhine the grandeur of towering mountains, heautiful skies, and lakes with the mystery of ancient ruins and huried cities. Continuous mountain ranges divide the country into hundreds of fertile valleys where coffee, sugar, and hananas are raised. Clinging to his ancient culture, the Indian native maintains his language, distinctive costumes, and crafts. The village market-place is still characteristic of all Central American countries. Ox-carts amhle down the narrow paths carrying natives and produce to market where, with children strapped on their hacks or baskets on their heads, the natives harter for the products on display. Because of its strategic position in the center of the Americas and its proximity to the Panama Canal, the of continued friendly relationship with Central Gm' IV, ff- VWW , we POO-ii-KID NEVER GOT A BREAK um HER LIFE! LT. MARTIN .' W-ef' I gc ATTEKTIIE PLANE CIIASIIED IN FNNESONNJNNNGE TARZAN LINNDED NENNN AND HURRIEDTITIIIEWRECK. 'ITS NOT LIKELY swfxr ENNENOF You EEK. wsu Laws ws MAN ISLAND AuvE." HUNT! .34-iii-41. WELL EVERY ONE 'SE S TO , EM HAVE COMPLIED WITH ALL STILL REGULATIONS. ALL AI52E--I-IEY! Tl'-IERE'S A I-IOME'WlTI-I TI-IE LIGHT CLUB CQMPANIQNS s W 2 fHT'f"m'7f'WfM4Ill'f- C FALL DELL DAVIS ..... MELVIN KOENIG ,,.,. . . . IIMMIE HUEBNER .,... .... PAUL LOCKI-IART KERMIT CHILCOAT ,,,, Sgt.-at-Arms IOI-IN CASEY ..........,... Reporter TERM .....Pres. .V. Pres, ,Sec'y . ,......... .Treas. IACK COBB ..,..... Parliamentarian SPRING TERM DELL DAVIS .........,,.,...,,. Pres. CHARLES HAAS .... .... V . Pres. RAY KATZMARK ,.,. ........ S ec'y IACK COBB ....., .......... T reas. IOHN CASEY ,,........ Sgt.-at-Arms Reporter ISRAEL RABINOWITZ Parliamentarian MISS BETTY IEANNE DOBBINS Sponsor MRS. WINIFRED KUPPER. . .Sponsor Following leiter "B" beginning upper left going down: Anderson, Baetz, Brunnemann, Bul- lock, Casey, Davis, Ferguson, Haas, Huebner, Katzmark, Kosub, Lockhart, Moore, Seideman, Saunders, Reh- berg, Rabinowitz, Struwe, Thompson, Wolfman, Williams, Weynand, Wahr- mund, Voss. 1 Gentlemen of B. D. S., the question we are debating is....l And Pardo 3 is taught to speak. We all pose for a pretty UD picture. The Brackenridge Debating Society began its year in September with a small,.hard-working group. All of the empty places in the club were filled quickly with a large representation of the outstanding boys in Brackenridge I-ligh School. With such members, the B. D. S. was certain to have a successful year. After the new members had been inducted and had been entertained by a social, a regular series of debates was started with all members participating. The most outstanding debater is to receive a cup for his debating ability. With such renowned speakers as Israel Rabinowitz, lack Anderson, Bill Wahrmund, and Elmo Ferguson involved, the contest promises to be a close one. The annual Spring Formal was made a private affair. The entertainment committee, with Melvin Koenig as chairman, planned a program dance to be held at the Cos House in La Villita. All of the trimmings of a formal program dance, invitations, printed programs, evening dresses, flowers and punch were abundant. The dance was a huge success with members, dates, and guests all enjoying them- selves immensely. Much of the credit for the success of the club this year must go to Mrs. Winifred Kupper and Miss Betty Ieanne Dobbins, our two splendid sponsors. -Dell Davis, Billy Gerhardt. N 5 ix 7 0 0 o 5, ,y as 1 . Mi Pge 76 ww Elm em ff ifheftimes in which we are living call for different activities. The Clio Club has met this crisis with patriotism and cheerfulness. We have had many of our usual activities, such as our installation ban- quets, red, White and blue pompoms for the teachers on Armistice Day, and many other good times. In addition to this, however, We have dispensed With many of our more costly activities and bought a United States Defense Bond with the savings. We feel it is necessary for everyone, regardless of how small the amount may seem, to contribute to the great cause for which We are fighting. We also realize it is important to keep the morale as high as possible and continue in a truly American spirit to enjoy life as We live it. Instead of our many small functions, We have put our combined efforts into making our annual "Rose Day Tea" for the faculty successful. We have enjoyed this year as much, if not more so, because of our greater cooperation, closer contact, and the necessity of getting more value out of smaller things. Because of this greater need our standards of the club have been raised. fThelma Zimmer. FALL TERM I ONICE FEILE ..,,.........,.,.. Pres. MARGIE PARKER ....,.,. THELMA ZIMMER ,....,. BILLYE I, RANKIN.. lst V. Pres. Znd V. Pres. ,..........Sec'y LOIS WIEMERS .............. Treas. MARY RAHM ,...... . ,.,...,. . .H1Sl. BERTHA GRUNDMANN .... ,Reporter DELORES OHMART ,.,....,.., .Parl. DOROTHY KRENZ ....,,.... FRANCES BUDGE .,.... Sgt. MISS ADAH GIBBONS. ,,... SPRING TERM . Censor -at-Arms Sponsor MARGIE PARKER.. ..,....,.... Pres, LOIS WIEMERS ......... lst V. Pres. DOROTHY KRENZ ...... 2nd V. Pres. THELMA ZIMMER ............. Sec'y ONICE FEILE .,.....,......,. Treas. BERTHA GRUNDMANN ,.... Reporter DOYE M. SHOMER ...,,.... DELORES OHMART ...,,.., LORRAINE LEVER ..,,....., ....Parl. ....Hist. ,Censor MARGUERITE WILLIAMS Sgt.-at-Arms MISS ADAH GIBBONS ,.... Sponsor Following letter "C" beginning at upper: right: Barnes, Budge, Campbell, Davis, Feile, Fletcher, Furlow, Grundmann, I-lalsell, Koranek, Krenz, Parker, Phipps, Rahm, Rankin, Ussery, Wierners, Wright, Zimmer. All the Clios have on their prettiest smiles for the La Retama photogra- pher, Iimmie. He's cutel Look at Berthal Onice signs a defense bond while Lois and Thelma look on. Lois, Onice, Dorothy Lee, ancl Thelma look absorbed. Could be, but it Wouldn't be surprising if it is just a pose. Page 77 . made at one of the meetings. FALL TERM ANNA BORER .......... ...., P res. MARIE HAUGER .,.. .... V . Pres. VIRGINIA RIEGEL .... ..... S ec'y MARGARET YOUNG ,...,..,. Treas. MARY LOUISE SIMMONS. .Reporter LOU SUE CORNIBE ...,,,....., Parl, MISS WILLIE REHM ........ Sponsor MISS KATE ANDREWS ..... Sponsor SPRING TERM VIRGINIA RIEGEL .....,,...... Pres. MARY LOUISE SIMMONS, . ,V. Pres. LOU SUE CORNIBE ........... Sec'y MARGARET YOUNG ......... Treas. HELEN LOUISE FECHNER. .Reporter AUDREY PAYE SCARBROUGH Parliamentarian MISS WILLIE REHM ,....... Sponsor MISS KATE ANDREWS ..... Sponsor Following letter "C" beginning upper right: Abel, Adams, Borer, Cornibe, Fech- ner, Hanger, Hawel, King, Riegel, Scarbrough, Simmons, Voight, Young. This is the musical part of the Charme Club. All the members gather around to have a picture "lf you have it Ccharml, you don't need anything else-and if you haven't it, it doesn't much matter what else you have," is the Watchword of the Charme Society of Brackenridge High School. The chief purpose of the society is to encourage its members to be Well-mannered and charming. Charm in the classroom, in public places, in business, at social functions, in dress, and general rules for being charm- ing are discussed, studied, and promoted by the young ladies in the organization. A Well-balanced social program, consisting of an annual Halloween Party, a Christmas Social, and an Easter Picnic, is thoroughly enjoyed by the members. The yearly club banquet is the highlight of the Club's social activities. The regular semi-monthly meetings also prove to be very interesting, profit- able, and enjoyable. During the past year the Charme Chorus has come into existence. The girls have entertained several National Defense Service Organizations throughout the city. The unique feature of the chorus is that its accompaniment is furnished by several accordionists who are members of the club. The Charme Society is individually different in that it is the only club in the school with a uniform. The uniform consists of a blue and White jumper dress. -Virginia Riegel. 7fze Gfzalame Social' Pge78 lust as the people of the United States realize that to maintain friendly relations with Latin Amer- icans we must be of service to them, the Commercial Honor Society hopes to cement our friendship to Brackenridge by being of service to our school. This society was organized in the spring of '39 with the object of keeping in touch with the members after they enter the business world and of cooperating with the commercial teachers so that the courses taught at Brackenridge may prepare the students for jobs in the constantly changing business world. Students superior in shorthand, bookkeeping, typing, or other commercial subjects qualify for mem- bership. Each candidate must have attained four credits in the commercial field and must have at least three A's in two commercial subjects. In May a banquet is held honoring members. At the banquet all members who make few errors at a speed of fifty words or more a minute are awarded certificates of proficiency. Surely, this organization will never lack friends as long as its activities are a service to our school. -Patricia French. PATRICIA FRENCH ...., ,.... P res. BETTY BELLIS ...., . , , ,Treas. Sponsored by Commercial Depart- ment. Students not pictured who received the honor: VIOLA ALSBURY ROBERT BROTHERTON VERNON COOK MARY EDITH GASH MARY LEE OZMENT EDITH TIDWELL Reading from Ieil to right: Aszmann, Ayars, Bare, Beach, Bellis Bernal, Borer, Bravo, Budge, Chiodo Culwell, Davis, Fiorini, Flanagin, French, Futch, Garza, Graet, Haw- kins, Hild, Icke, Ingle, Iustiss, Kinsloe Lew, Lindberg, McAllister, Mc- Dougall, Obregon, Padron, Pflug- haupt, Puckett, Rum, Saunders, Scaff Shinn, Simmang, Sorrells, Stapper, f-...vo L., rye., ,Lb Stauss, Studhalter, Tiedtke, Tobias Voight, Younger. Page 79 I i I t K i 5 3 2 t i E T i 5 rangement, and appreciation, but at the same time it was established FALL TERM ARTHUR MCDOUGALL ......... Pres. LEON TOLLE ...........,.,. V. Pres. KATHLEEN EDWARDS ..,..,.. Sec'y ALPHONSE HUFFACKER ..... Treas. ROBERT SMITH ,...,... Sgt.-at-Arms MELVIN KING .,,,......,.. Reporter LUCILLE HILDEBRANDT , . .Historian IRBY WHITE ............ ....., P arl. FLO A. RAMSEY ..... ..,. S ponsor SPRING TERM ARTHUR MCDOUGALL ......... Pres. LEON TOLLE ...,.....,,..,. V. Pres. KATHLEEN EDWARDS ...,.... Sec'y ALPHONSE HUFFACKER ..... Treas. ROBERT SMITH ,....... Sgt.-at-Arms MELVIN KING ........,,.., Reporter LUCILLE HILDEBRANDT . . .Historian IRBY WHITE, .....,..,.. ..... P arl. PLO A. RAMSEY ,..,. ,... S ponsor Following letter "G" beginning at upper right: Cavender, Edwards, Hall, Hilde- brandt, Lara, Lowe, McDougall, Tolle, White. Arthur might be used to it, but that's the hardest work Irby has done in yearsl The Garden Club was organized to give its members practical experience in floral culture, ar- to provide fun and good times throughout the year for its members and other Brackenridge students. This year the Garden Club was particularly active in beautifying the Brackenridge Campus and the Brackenridge area by sponsoring a sale of Gladioli and Ranunculus bulbs. Then, too, the Garden Club, in conjunction with the Delphinium Club of I-Iighland Park, planted Anemones in front of the school cafeteria. At La Villita the Garden Club donated and planted 500 Ranunculus bulbs and two fine rose bushes, and later held a party-dance there with the Iunior Historian Club. When the Flowers were in bloom, the members of the Garden Club returned to La Villita followed by a tour of the River Beautification Project and the Alamo Gardens. The annual event of the Garden Club, the Braclcenridge Flower Show, was again held with its usual success and splendor. This array of "Springs best" is shown in order to bring us all in Contact with those things of beauty that we in these crucial times are so apt to forget. With a calendar packed with fun and service, the Garden Club continues to be one of the clubs that is making Brackenridge a more socially and culturally prominent school. -Leon Tolle. if ' 0 ai , Ss Page 80 l fu Jzialgm em The Los Hidalgos Club was organized in l92l, with the purpose of furthering interest in Spanish customs, manners, and language. It is the only Spanish speaking club in the school. Our sponsors are Mrs. Carter and Miss Iones. Our motto is "Adelante siempre adeiantef' Our emblem is a shield with four squares and two lions, our colors are red and yellow. According to our custom, the formal initia- tion is followed by a banquet. In the spring we have the "Spanish Night," a theatrical event, the pro- ceeds of which go to pay for our page in the annual and for other essential things for the club. This year our social activities consisted of the freshman party given at the beginning of the fall term for the incoming sophomores followed by the initiation banquet. Christmas was celebrated with a party typically Spanish, along with several parties and dances to celebrate the succeeding holidays. We honored our graduating seniors with a banquet in May. The school year ended with a picnic. -Rudy Flores. .I - ' Q' ', far. fi 1 FALL TERM vmciuo RODRIQUEZ ......... Pres. SARAH cAsT1LLo ,,.... .,.. s ec'y l IUANITA RINEARSON ,....... Treas. PAUL RANGEL ....,.....,...,, Parl. RUDY FLORES .... ,,... R eporter MARY VASQUEZ .... .... C ensor IOHNNY PERERA. ,...,... . , .Censcr EVANGELINA FUENTES.Sgt.-at-Arms RAYMOND MARROQUIN Sgt.-at-Arms MRS, GRACE CARTER ...... Sponsor . MISS ETI-IEI.. IONES ....,.., Sponsor SPRING TERM RUDY FLORES ...........,.... Pres. MARY VASOUEZ ....... ,.., S ec'y IUANITA RINEARSON ..,,.... Treas. BEATRICE ESQUIVEL .......,,. Parl. RAYMOND MARROOUIN, , .Reporter IOHNNY PERERA ..........,. Censor ANNIE MARIE GALLEGOS..Censor PAUL RANGEI. .......,. Sgt.-at-Arms MARY LOUISE SOI.IS..Sgt.-at-Arms MRS. GRACE CARTER ..... Sponsor MISS ETHEL IONES ......., Sponsor Following letter "H" starting top left to center, top right. Bernal, Carrillo, Esquivel, Irene Flores, Rudy Flores, Fuentes, Gamez, Gutierrez, Hernandez, Rinearson, Rodriquez, Vasquez. Los Hidalgos at a business meeting. I Still at a business meeting. Variety is the spice of life-a banquet! Page 81 FALL TERM DORIS READ ...,....,.. .,... P res. . ESSIE BEAL ...,....,.,...,. V. Pres. ROSE MARY VORDENBAUM..Sec'y LILLIAN VORDENMARK ,,.... Treas. RUTH SMITH ,............., Reporter VERA IOY COOK .,,..... Social Ch. MARVELYN STANLEY.. ,Service Ch. MYRTLE NEEPER ......, Program Ch. MISS EMMA FREY ......... Sponsor MISS MARIE HALE ......,.. Sponsor SPRING TERM DORIS READ ..,,...,....,..... Pres. SIE BEAL ............. ,. ,V. Pres. ROSE MARY VORDENBAUM..Sec'y FRANCES DITTERT ,,..,...... Treas. RUTH SMITH ...,,....,..... Reporter VERA IOY COOK .....,,. Social Ch. MARVELYN STANLEY. . .Service Ch. MYRTLE NEEPER ...,.,- . Program Ch. MISS EMMA FREY .,....... Sponsor MISS MARIE HALE ......... Sponsor Following letter "G" beginning at upper right: Barfell, Beal Dittert, Hamilton, Lear, Little, Mullin, Read, Sherrod, Stanley, Vordenbaum, Vordenmark, Wells. D Could it be that these Girl Reserves X V are as interested as they look? The most outstanding event of the Girl Reserve Club is the annual ten-day conference at Glen Rose, Texas. The newly-elected president and the program chairman are sent to this conference to plan With other Girl Reserves of Texas and the surrounding states the program tor the following year. Among the programs presented to our club this year were such speakers as Miss Orcutt, from the Staff ot the Y. W. C. A., and Mr. Luna, ot the Mexican Christian Institute. The Initiation Service for the Girl Reserves of Brackenridge was held jointly with the other Girl Reserve Clubs of San Antonio at the Y. W. cf A. At this time a candle-light service was given to in- troduce to the newly-elected members the purpose, aim, and activities of the Girl Reserve Club. After the candle-light service, supper Was served to the girls. The Girl Reserves have had a well planned and enjoyable year to remember. -Ruth Smith. we qw nmwe ani? we fezre em "Non progredi est regredi." That is the motto of the Latin Club, Which was organized by Ella Caine in 1926. Our present sponsor is Miss Smith, who has been our sponsor since 1938. The object of this club is to stimulate an interest in the study of the Latin language and many ot their interesting customs and to cultivate a spirit ot friendship among its members. This year's socials have been numerous, each being a great success. The biggest social of the year is always the Saturnalia. This banquet is held about Christmas time, keeping alive a grand old Roman custom. Other socials include a Valentine party, picnics, and Skating parties. The members ot the Latin Club have always had a grand time at their socials, which is one reason Why every member is So interested in the club. FALL TERM MARY RoSE CASEYH. .. .,... .Pres DORIS EVERLING ..... ...., v . Pres. LEoNA WILLIS ..... ..... S eey ROY NORTON ,.... .,... T reas. BILLY CAVNESS ..... ........ P arl. RICHARD SMITH ........... Reporter LOUISE .DUKE ............... Censor MARTHA SUE HIcIcERSoN ..... Hist, RUBY MOWRY .... Girl Sgt.-atmrms LELL BARNES ...., Boy Sgt.-at-Arms MISS STELLA Q. SMITH .... Sponsor SPRING TERM MARY ROSE CASEY ,....,.. . , .Pres BILLY CAVNESS ,,........,. V. Pres. LEONA WILLIS .... ..... S ec'y ROY NORTON .... ..... T reas. BUFORD FARRIS .... ........ P arl. LOUISE DUKE .... .... R eporter RUBY MOWRY ...., .... C ensor RICHARD SMITH ............... Hist. CAROL DE WITT. .Girl Sgt.-at-Arms LELL BARNES ..,... Boy Sgt.-at-Arms MISS STELLA Q. SMITH ..., Sponsor Following the letter "L" fleit to rightjz Barnes, Barton, Caldwell, Casey, Cavness, Childs, Davis, Dean, De Witt, Duke, Everling, Farris, Hicker- son, Leach, Mowry, Mundt, Norton, B. Ratclitt, I. Ratclifl, Weare, B. I. Willis, L. Willis. The successful Latin Club candy sale now being patronized by Bertha Grundmann. The Widely known Latin Club "Barber-Shop Quintet." President Mary Rose Casey presid- ing at one of the club meetings. Page 83 W, Q , FALL TERM HENRY HEIN ....,..,.......... Pres. WALTER IVES ,..,... ..... V . Pres. LUCILLE LUDWIG .,... .... S ec'y IACK O'MARA ....,........,. Treas. MADELINE PRILLWITZ ......... Hist. IIMMY ENG ...........,..,... Artist CHARLES FORD ...,... Sgt.-at-Arms RUBY NELL ULLRICH ........ Censor MISS LEILET RICHTER ...... Sponsor SPRING TERM HENRY HEIN .,................ Pres. WALTER IVES .............. V. Pres. LYDIA ANN EISENHAUER ..... Sec'y IIMMY ENG .....,,.., Treas. df Artist MADELINE PRILLWITZ ......... Hist. IACK CTMARA ,........ Sgt.-at-Arms ORA MAE FRUEDENBERG. . .Censor LILLIAN STAPPER ............. Parl. MISS LEILET RICHTER ...,. Sponsor Following letter "G" beginning with top right: Eisenhauer, Eng, Ford, Hein, Ives, Ludwig, O'Mara, Prillwitz, Steiger, Ullrich, Warden. They are really melodious, unless you get close enough to hear them. The German Club, one of the oldest clubs in Brackenridge, was organized about fifteen years ago to create fellowship, friendship, and good will among the German students and to give them experience in speaking German. Soon after school started in September, Miss Richter gave a party at her home for the new mem- bers. The Thanksgiving celebration was held at the home of the President. Walter Ives was the host for our annual Christmas party. Our annual custom of giving cookies to the teachers of Brackenridge was followed. We held our Easter picnic at Koehler Park. The final party was one for the Seniors held at the home of Miss Richter. We have had two cake sales, one for the benefit of the club, the other for the benefit of the German paper which was started by the German Club more than a decade ago. We have also helped in Na- tional Defense by buying defense stamps. Our year book, the cover of which was designed by our club artist, helps convey the thought of triendship among the club members. Our scrap book helps bring back memories of all the good times we have had and we realize the friendships we have made will remain with us always. 7fze Q' Glad Page 84 '7fze 61145 S1 if In keeping With its policy to help familiarize its members with the industries and points of interest in San Antonio, the Progress Club has held a large number of its meetings in the form of group visits to various manufacturing firms and institutions of the city. Thrpugh these visits the members have learned something of the Working conditions and production methods in these industries. By design- ing and constructing Wooden toys for distribution to the underprivileged children by the Fire Depart- ment and in assembling first aid kits and splints for local first aid classes, the boys have taken part in the civic and defense enterprises of our city. The club also took first place basketball laurels in the club league, and as a result several members became players of the school team. Near the end of the school year, the annual fun frolic of the club, consisting mainly of too much to eat, is held at some "back to nature" out-post of civilization, which is entirely ignorant of the part it plays in the lives of American youth. -lohn lones. FALL TERM ROBERT ENGLISH ...... ..,.. P res. CARROLL HAWKINS ......,. V. Pres. IOHN IONES ........, Sec'y 5: Treas. EDWARD FRAZER ...... Sgt.-at-Arms IOHN HAGEN ..,... Reporter G Parl., MR. MILTON W. ELLISOR. , .Sponsor SPRING TERM ROBERT ENGLISH ,.,......,... Pres. CARROLL HAWKINS ........ V. Pres. IOHN IONES .... ,A ..... Sec'y 5: Treas. EDWARD FRAZER ...... Sgt.-at-Arms IOHN HAGEN ...... Reporter 61 Parl. MR. HERBERT H. SEILER .... Sponsor Following letter "P" beginning at lower left: Black, Cobb, English, Frazer, Haw- kins, Hagen, Irwin, Iones, Maxwell, Newton. Seeing how furniture is made in San Antonio's biggest furniture factory. On an excursion through the South- western Bell Telephone Co. The Progress Club visiting Richter Bakery. Page 85 FALL AND SPRING TERMS HELEN MCNULTY .............. Pres. BOBBYE SUE IACKSON ,.... V. Pres. FLORENCE COOK .,..., Znd V. Pres. DORIS GIBSON .......... Rec. Sec'y MARY LOUISE REESE. . .Corr. Sec'y IUANELL STEFFLER ..,,,..... Treas. HELEN WILSON ........ Ass't Treas. GLORIA DeBORD .... ..., R eporter MAXINE LAWSON .,... .... P arl. LOIS LINDBERG . . . ....,..... Hist. LAVERNE NATHO ...,.. Sgt.-at-Arms DOROTHY WEIMER .... Sgt.-at-Arms MARY ELIZABETH HILL ...... Censor ALLIE STEFFLER ............ Censor CHRISTINE HUDSON . .,.,... Censor IO NELL BURGIN ..,.,.,.,... Censor WILLIE MARIE LUKER .,,, Custodian MARY LOUISE BAIRD ..,. Custodian DOROTHY PETERSON .... Custodian MARY RUTH ASKIN ...... Custodian MISS ALICE WIMBERLY .... Sponsor Following letter "G" beginning at upper right: Askin, Baird, Baker Brantly, Burgin, DeBord, Carmichael, Cook, Crawford, Elms, Epstein, Forester, Gibson, Hawkins, Hill, Hudson, Iaclcson. ' Candy Sale of the Gold Bugs. Some of the officers. Our Sophomores. The Gold Bug Short Story Club was organized in 1918. The object of this society is to foster a united effort on the part of the members toward pure Americanism, closer fellowship, better command of English, the ability to express one's thoughts, trained leadership, correct parliamentary usage, high- er literary ideals, and a greater school spirit. Our motto is "knowledge is greater than wealth" and our emblem is a small gold-bug. Our flower is the exquisite violet, a symbol of faithfulness, and our colors are purple and gold. Members of the Gold Bug Short Story Club are limited to a certain number, elected by invitation. Several weeks following the election, a private initiation is conducted in room 3l4, under the super- vision of Miss Wimberly, the sponsor. After the Pirate Ceremony, which is an old tradition, the mem- bers repeat the object of the club, and close with a pledge to our flag. Then a picnic, which is held at Roosevelt Park, is given in honor of the newly elected members. Medals are given each year for the best written short story, oral short story, and legends. To the winner in the Texas Legend Contest a gold star is presented by the Hertzberg Iewelry Co. 7fze Gal! Bag 0 we qw Buy cw In addition to varied programs each week, Mr. Gary, Mr. Kay and Miss Moore entertained the Gold Bugs with jokes, talks, and helpful discussions. Of course, these programs were enjoyed by everyone because of their interest and educational value, During the fall of l94l, the Gold Bugs enjoyed a picnic in Roosevelt Park, following the initiation of the new members, a party which included a scavenger hunt, held at the home of Marjorie Hohon. Our Christmas Party, the annual pound party, was filled with laughter as the girls were given presents by an anonymous Santa Claus. This spring, the members of the club enjoyed a bowling party, a Mothers' Day Tea, a hay ride, and a banquet held at the Milam Cafeteria. Thus, after a full year of picnics, initiation, banquets, parties, contests, and other activities, the Gold Bug Club looks back With regret that the wonderful year of work, fellowship, and fun is ending so soon. A tribute must be paid to the President, Helen McNulty for her unfailing, capable and guiding leadership. Miss Wimberly, our sponsor and friend, has, by her helping and capable hand and guid- ance, aided in helping the Gold Bugs carry on traditions of the past. -Gloria DeBord. FALL AND SPRING TERMS HELEN MCNULTY .,,....,....,. Pres. BOBBYE SUE IACKSON ..... V. Pres. FLORENCE COOK ....,. Znd V. Pres. DORIS GIBSON ,......... Rec. Sec'y MARY LOUISE REESE. . .Corr. Sec'y IUANELL STEFFLER ,,,....... Treas. HELEN WILSON ........ Ass't Treas. GLORIA DeBORD .... ..,. R eporter MAXINE LAWSON .,,,, ..... P arl. LOIS LINDBERG ............... Hist. LAVERNE NATHO. .Q .,.. Sgt.-at-Arms DOROTHY WEIMER .... Sgt.-at-Arms MARY ELIZABETH HILL ...... Censor ALLIE STEFFLER ....., .... C ensor CHRISTINE HUDSON ...,..., Censor IO NELL BURGIN ..,......... Censor WILLIE MARIE LUKER .... Custodian MARY LOUISE BAIRD .,,. Custodian DOROTHY PETERSON .... Custodian MARY RUTH ASKIN ...... Custodian MISS ALICE WIMBERLY .... Sponsor Leil to right-beginning upper left: Lawler, Lawson, Lewis, Lindberg, Luker, McNulty, Natho, Peterson, Reese, Rico, Reimers, Schultz, Sills, Slack, Stahl, A. Steffler, Stewart, I. Steffler, Weimer, Wesp, Wilson. Members posing for a picture. Our profits. . Page 87 F r FALL TERM SPRING TERM RUTH UTZ .,,.,........... .,... P res... ...., BILLY SUE BUCHANAN DOROTHY MAE THEIS ..,. ...,. V . Pres... ......,,.. DORIS HERZING WINIFRED WOOD ..... .... S ec'y ..., .... W INIFRED WOOD DELLA KEIL ,.......... .... T reas ..., .,......... D ELLA KEIL MISS LYDIA PAGEL .,,.. ..... S ponsor .,.. ..... I MISS LYDIA PAGEL Reading from left to right: Buchanan, Daughterty, Denison, Gonzales, Herzing, Keil, Koehler, Pflughaupt, Theis, Utz. lust before they left for an outing. Discussing plans with their Sponsor, Miss Pagel, at an executive meeting. To promote defense by furthering education is the object of the Herbarium Club, organized in October, l94U, with Miss Pagel as its sponsor and interested Botany students as its members. It Was reorganized in October 1941 for the purpose of preparing and mounting leaves for use in the Botany classes. Each girl made at least two mounts at every meeting. The mounts were made of heavy White sheets of paper covered with cellophane. Pressed leaves were placed inside these mounts. At the end of each meeting the refreshment committee served refreshments such as cookies, candy, and ice cream to the girls. To complete the term activities for the entire term, a picnic was given at Koehler Park on April l6. Bicycling, horseback riding, and strolls in the park filled the afternoon for all present. To top it all off, hot dogs, fritos, potato chips, potato salad, cup cakes, and cold drinks were served to all. A final business meeting concluded the Work for the year. 7fze 6 ui Page 7fne M The Purple Masguers Club elected a fine group of officers to carry forth the feeling of good cheer and friendliness that their former members have created. The purpose of this club is to promote a greater interest in drama and bring about a friendly feeling toward our Latin American neighbors. Like other good neighbors, We are often called upon to contribute to the Red Cross and other causes when the demand arises, First We had a cake sale which turned out a great success. We elected new members and honored them with a theatre party. Our next social Was the annual picnic held at Brack- enridge Park. This made us enjoy the freedom We have in our own dear country that some of our neighbors do not have. To close the term we gave our seniors a banquet. To Miss Willie Ray McDonald, our club sponsor, We owe our thanks for her splendid guidance throughout the year. Thank God-We are Americans. -Dorothy lean Iustiss. FALL TERM SPRING TERM DOROTHY IEAN IUSTISS ..... .,,.. P res .... .... D OROTHY IEAN IUSTISS OUIDA LUMPKIN .......... ,...... V . Pres ..,.. ,........ O UIDA LUMPKIN CELIA ELLIS ..........,. ,.... R ec. Sec'y ..... ............. C ELIA ELLIS VIRGINIA FULLERTON ..... ..... C orr. Sec'y .... .... V IRGINIA FULLERTON MARGARET PEDROTTI ......... ...... T reas. ..... ......., M ARGARET PEDROTTI . . . .EUNICE BOARDWAY EUNICE BOAR-DWAY ............. ..... C ensor .... . ....... . MISS WILLIE RAY MCDONALD ....... . .,,.. Sponsor .... .... M ISS WILLIE RAY MCDONALD Following letter "M" beginning lower left: Boardway, Ellis, Fullerton, Iustiss, Kruger, Lumpkin, McConnell, Shaw, Tomlinson, Watson. . The Purple Masquers' cake sale was one of the biggest successes of the year, Page 89 FALL TERM E KENNETH STRUWE ....,....... Pres. MILBURN KOTHMAN ........ V. Pres. WENDELL PHILLIPS .,... . . .Sec'y VOLNEY ELLIS .,,,.. ,..,. T reas. LOGAN SMILEY .....,...,.,. Censor FRED WILLIAMS .,...,. Sgt,-at-Arms MR. WYMAN HIGDON ,,,.,. Sponsor SPRING TERM WENDELL PHILLIPS .,.,......, Pres. MILBURN KOTHMAN ,...,,.. V. Pres. RICHARD ELLIS ..... .... S ec'y VOLNEY ELLIS .... ..... T reas. LOGAN SMILEY .....,....... Censor IAY ALKIRE .,,.,....... Sgt.-at-Arms MR. WYMAN HIGDON ....,. Sponsor Following letter "H" beginning left: Anderson, Baetz, Bellinger, Brown, Davis, Ellis, Erfurtll, Gerhardt, Gra- ham, Grimm, Harris, Hendricks, Hodge, Iones, Kothman, Lee, Maloney. Come out from behind that ball, Iimmie. A Hi-Y Club meeting-Wendell Phillips presiding. That's not a monkey in the background. Thats Logan Smiley! iff' If i The Hi-Y Club of Brackenridge High School is one club whose outstanding activities in athletics, social events, and religious projects will live long and be remembered in the hearts of its members. lt is somewhat different in nature from many other clubs inasmuch as it is a branch of the Y. M. C. A. of San Antonio. As you know, the Y. M. C. A. is an institution that has been created to promote the spiritual, physical, and moral life of young men. In seeking membership into the Hi-Y Club, the candidate is compelled to pledge to render service to his fellow members, to his school, to his community, to the nation, to the world, and most of all, to God. The four planks of the Hi-Y platform include clean speech, clean living, clean sportsmanship, and clean scholarship. The main objective of the club is to create and maintain high standards of Christian character in the community. At some of our meetings, outstanding leaders in the business and religious worlds present messages to the boys offering suggestions concerning religious and athletic projects. As a result of these projects, athletic sportsmanship is encouraged and achieved be- tween the various high schools and we deepen our convictions of religion. As do all clubs, the Hi-Y participates in many important educational events such as the Officers' Training Camp, Older Boys' Conference, and the National Hi-Y Convention. ln reference to the Older f I Bwdemidqe .Jia-W 0 X 1 W Boys' Conference which was held in Corpus Christi, Texas, March 7, 8, eight representatives from the club attended. As was reported by Wendell Phillips, Charles Hetherington, Alton Grimm, and Logan Smiley, one exquisite educational and social week-end was experienced. As a result of these conven- tions, the boys in the club decided to make a drive aiming to stop reckless driving around the school Campus and elsewhere. This is perhaps one of the most important and impressive projects of the year which has resulted in improving safety for the students of Brackenridge and civilians. The members of the Hi-Y Club of Brackenridge, too, enjoy many social events. The annual Beat Ieff Prom was presented this year by the I-li-Y as was the gala "Texan's Stomp" presented on March 6. These extraordinary social events will surely be held as high spots in the minds of those that attended. It seems that the club members and their dates went on a hay ride to Castroville, and it was reported that they had a wonderful time. The hot dogs were exceptionally good, but perhaps lay Alkire can explain why they didn't have any weiners. Through the willing and helpful cooperation of our swell sponsor, Mr. Higdon, the l-li-Y has been made the fine club that it is. In characterizing one of the outstanding clubs of Brackenridge, the Hi-Y is one of Christianity, Democracy, and Fellowship. -Fred L. Williams. FALL TERM ' KENNETH STRUWE ...,.,,,.... Pres, MILBURN KOTHMAN ........ V. Pres. WENDELL PHILLIPS ,... ..,.. S ec'y VOLNEY5 f ELLIS , .... .,.., T ms. LOGAN .IISMILEY .... ....... c ensor FRED WILLIAMS ,.,.... Sgt.-at-Arms MR. WYMAN HIGDON ,...,, Sponsor QJSPRING TERM WENDELQLL' PHILLIPS .....,..,.. Pres. MILBURNIIKOTHMAN ,.,.... Vg Pres. RICHARD ELLIS ...... ...,. S ec'y VOLNEY ELLIS ...., ..... T re-as. LOGAN SMILEY .... .,... C ensor IAY ALKIRE ..,.,....... Sgt.-at-Arms MR, WYMAN HIGDON ....., Sponsor Left lo right: Mattingly, Riley, Phillips, Stowers, Rehberg, Schoclde, Struwe, Vogt, Wahrmund, Waitz, Williams, Har- court. Richard Ellis shows us how to lift weights. Easy isn't it-or isn't it? We get a few pointers from Richard Ellis again on how to punch a punching bag. Wendell Phillips-an- other weight lifter. A flat on the Way to the Older Boys' Conference at Corpus Christi. Well, Wendell, you're working hard. We tried hitch-hiking, but didn't get very far Csee that car that just passed us up?J Page 91 FALL TERM BOB STAPLETON ....... ..... P res. IOYCE VANCE ,..... ..,. V . Pres. ALICE NEAL ,...,..,.. ...,.. S ec'y LA VERNE COLLINS ...,..,.,. Treas. MARIAN YEAGER ....... Corr. Sec'y ROSEMARY MELANCON.Custodian CRYSTAL WILSON .,.,..... Reporter BOB IONES ................. Censor MRS. LYDIA MAGRUDER. .Sponsor SPRING TERM BOB STAPLETON ...,.....,.... Pres. IOYCE VANCE ,..,.. ..., V . Pres. ALICE NEAL .,........ ,..... S ec'y LA VERNE COLLINS ,......... Treas. MARIAN YEAGER ,..,... Corr. Sec'y ROSEMARY MELANCON.Custodian CRYSTAL WILSON ......... Reporter BOB IONES ................. Censor MRS. LYDIA MAGRUDER. . .Sponsor Following letter "I" cmd "H" beginning at lower left hand corner: Collins, Crane, jones, Layton, Martin, Melancon, Neal, Ranney, Smith, Spradling, Stapleton, Vance, Whitton, Wilson, Yeager. Bradley, Alice, Bobby, Crystal, Mrs. Small, and Billy in the Monk's Burial Room in the Alamo. Leaving the Alamo. Gloria, Mrs. Magruder, and Alice admire the flower bed we planted at La Villita. Paul, Harold, and Gloria look thoughtful. LaVerne, Rosemary, Marian, and Crystal are at La Villita by our Flower Bed. Hey I kids, what scared you? Another . scene at the Alamo. The junior Historians is an organization of boys and girls who find San Antonio history very signif- icant and enjoy interviewing old San Antonians to find things not Written in history books. The club, under the sponsorship of Mrs. Magruder, was organized last spring. The junior Historian Club is a state- wide organization, the junior division of the Texas State Historical Association. The Club has enjoyed a year full of activities. One of our most interesting speakers was Col Martin L. Crirnmins, who spoke to us on "Twenty Points of Interest Along the San Antonio River." His exciting tales of early San Antonio gave us an inside story of those Texans who had been only names to us. The first inhabitants of San Antonio were Indians, and Mr. George Pickens' speech, illustrated with arrowheads, baskets, knives, belts, shoes, and spearheads from Indian mounds, made us realize that it was not so long ago that the Indians roamed the valley of San Antonio. In February the San Antonio Historical Association invited the junior Historian officers to a banquet at the granary of the San jose Mission. By a huge fireplace a small Mexican woman skillfully patted tortillas to add color to the candle-lighted, high-ceilinged granary. Dr. Pat Ireland Nixon, president of the Association, read a paper on plagiarism in Texas History. To finance the years activities, the club sponsored the junior Historian Harvest Hop in November. Page 92 7fae funiaa all ' ' Another fall activity was the planting of two flower beds at La Villita with the Garden Club. After the planting, refreshments were served at the Historic old Cos House. Again cooperating with the Gar- den Club, we celebrated with a Christmas party at the Cos House. A trip through an old tunnel between the Menger Hotel and the Post Office gave every Iunior Historian a feeling for the past. Marian Yeager and E W. Martin walked off with most of the prizes at the spring party for the Sophomores. One of the most interesting missions near San Antonio is Espada Mission. There by the old aque- duct near the Mission, the lunior Historians had a picnic. How they marveled at the ability of the old Franciscan monks who constructed an aqueduct that is still in use a hundred years laterl Every Iunior Historian anxiously awaited April the eleventh, for on that day the annual Iunior Historian Convention was held in Austin. Each club gave its report and many sparkling ideas were joyfully received. Following this, all gathered for a banquet in the Maximillian Boom at the Driskill Hotel. We were proud to bring home an award of five dollars for having received third place on the radio script contest. After a tour of Austin we left for home, not only full of ideas for our club, but full of appreciation for our state and its historic significance. FALL TERM Bos STAPLETON ..,.. ..... P res. -rovcia VANCE .... ..., v . Pres. W O Q K ALICE NEAL ..,,.... ..... s ec'y QU LA VERNE cQL1Ns .......... Treasx i , f'chl2'1Pr MARIAN YEAGER .....,. cm, secy J vi ROSEMARY MELANCON . Custodian CRYSTAL WILSON. . .,... Reporter BOB IONES ...,....,.,...,.. Censor MRS. LYDIA MAGRUDER. . .Sponsor SPRING TERM BOB STAPLETON ..... ..... P res. IOYCE VANCE .... ..,. V . Pres. ALICE NEAL ,......, ..,.. S ec'y LA VERNE COLLINS .,........ Treas. MARIAN YEAGER ,....,. Corr. Sec'y ROSEMARY MELANCON . Custodian CRYSTAL WILSON ..,....,. Reporter BOB IONES ................. Censor MHS. LYDIA MAGRUDER. . .Sponsor Page 93 FALL TERM BETTY LOU RUTLEDGE., ....... Pres. PATRICIA FRENCH ......... V. Pres. DOROTHY RAY WURZBACH Rec. Sec'y ANNIE MCPHAIL ....,,... Corr. Sec'y PHYLLIS DREW .............. Treas. DORIS FEHRMANN .,......, Reporter ELAINE MAREK ......., .,... H ist. COLLEEN GILLIAM .,........., Parl. EVELYN ROSSMAN .....,,.. Censor MARIORIE SCHOLZ .... Sgt,-at-Arms BETTY BELLE IOHNSON Sgt.-at-Arms MISS IRENE HENDERSON. .Sponsor MISS AGNES IAMES ....... Sponsor SPRING TERM BETTY LOU RUTLEDGE ,... .... P res. PATRICIA FRENCH .....,... V. Pres. ELAINE MAREK ......,... Rec. Sec'y ANNIE McPHAIL .....,... Corr. Sec'y PHYLLIS DREW .............. Treas. MARILYN RANCE .,........ Reporter DOROTHY RAY WURZBACH. . .Hist. COLLEEN GILLIANM ....,....,.. Parl. EVELYN ROSSMAN ......... Censor IOYCE SCHMIDT ....... Sgt.-at-Arms BETTY BELLE IOHNSON Sgt.-at-Arms. MISS IRENE HENDERSON. .Sponsor MISS AGNES IAMES ,... .. .Sponsor Following letter "L" beginning at upper left across: Anglin, Bledsoe, Brauer, Brown, F. Childress, A. L. Childress, Dreiss, Drew, Dyrrlich, Emmert, Fahrenthold, Fehrman, French, Gilliam, L. Hago- pian, W. Hagopian, Heron, Hoentsch, Iohnson, Iones. Laniers are seen coming down the stairs. Betty Lou, do you also have boy members? The founders of the Laniers instituted friendliness for their theme, and it is only natural that the officers and members cooperate in work and play. In keeping with the chosen theme, we started the year of 1942 by installing the new members in or friendly manner at the home of Annie McPhail. At this ceremony the new members were familiarized with the requirements of becoming a Lanier. Each officer held an arrow representing the standards a Lanier should strive to uphold. One of the most interesting events of the year was our book week assembly. Annually our as- sembly is given in honor of book week, at which time we present a gift to the library. This assembly is to promote interest and enthusiasm in selecting and reading better books. The theme of our assembly this year was "Information Please." The Lanier members represented characters and titles from books. The grand finale consisted of the members in their respective costumes. The United States and Texas were both represented by their colorful flags which stood on opposite edges of the platform. The pro- gram closed with the cast and audience singing "God Bless America" while patriotic youth was repre- sented by an R.O.T.C. officer and a sponsor saluting the flag. .Ecmiea .Edea S ' 5 P ge .94 .Ecmiea fdmmq I .. For our December social the club had a party at the home of the President. During March a wonderful time was had by the members and their "dates" at the "Buckaroo Bar B Q." The tickets were hand painted on colored paper with western designs in the corners, and tied in gunny sacks. An hour of dancing was enjoyed by everyone before they were called to do justice to a most appetizing Bar B Q dinner. The zoo was visited and bicycles were ridden until the dancing began again. Edna Hoentsch looked cute dancing with Nancy Brauer. Clara Dyrrlich, and losephine Saladino watched. Betty Belle johnson had her fun as usual, only this time it was making poor innocent people pose for a camera that had no film in it. ln May our usual formal tea was given in the home of a member. The old and new officers were dressed formally, and stood in the receiving line to welcome the guests. ln a beautiful ceremony, the new officers were installed. At this farewell tea there were sad good-byes as well as happy laughter, for this ended the enjoyable and busy year of l942. Each and every member treasures the memory of her happy never-to-be-forgotten Lanier Days. 'Betty Lou Rutledge. FALL TERM BETTY LOU RUTLEDGE ....... ,Pres. PATRICIA FRENCH, ......... V. Pres. DOROTHY RAY WURZBACH Rec. Sec'y ANNIE MCPHAIL ......... Corr. Sec'y PHYLLIS DREW .....,.....,.. Treas. DORIS FEI-IRMANN ........ Reporter ELAINE MAREK ............... Hist. COLLEEN GILLIAM ............ Parl. EVELYN ROSSMAN ......... Censor MARIORIE SCHOLZ ,... Sgt.-at-Arms BETTY BELLE IOHNSON Sgt.-at-Arms MISS IRENE I-IEN-DERSON..Sponsor MISS AGNES JAMES ......, Sponsor SPRING . TERM BETTY LOU RUTLEDGE ..,..... Pres. PATRICIA FRENCH ......... V. Pres. ELAINE MAREK ..,....... Rec. Sec'y ANNIE MCPHAII.. ,........ Corr. Sec'y PHYLLIS DREW ....,......,.. Treas. MARILYN RANCE .......... Reporter DOROTHY RAY WURZBACH. . .Hist. COLLEEN GILLIAM ............ Parl. EVELYN ROSSMAN ......... Censor IOYCE SCHMIDT .,..... Sgt.-at-Arms BETTY BELLE IOHNSON Sgt.-at-Arms MISS IRENE HENDERSON. ,Sponsor MISS AGNES IAMES ....... Sponsor Following letter "S" beginning in upper right hand corner: Levin, Littleton, McCown, McPhail, Marek, Purg, Rance, Rilling, Ross- man, Rutledge, Saladino, Schmidt, Scholz, Sikora, lean Marie Simon, Iudy Simon, Spivey, Wharton, Win- terborne, Wurzbach, Weinert, Younger. Who told the joke at this meeting? The Executives meet to examine the scrapbook made by the historian. Page 95 N LW is FALL TERM ELEANOR THOMA ............. Pres. LA VERNE CRYER .......... V. Pres. MARY ALICE TIEDKE .... Rec. Sec'y .Corr. Sec'y MARY RUM ............ BEATRICE RIVAS ...... PATSY ESTES ,........ MARIORIE PUCKETT . . ROSEMARY LOTT ......... GERALDINE DAVIS .... BETTY IANE ICKE .... . ..... Treas. .Sgt-at-Arms ,Sgt-at-Arms .Reporter . . . . .Censor . . . . .Censor .Hist. . . . .Sponsor CHARLCIE GRAVIS ........... MRS. WILSON ...,.... SPRING TERM ELEANOR THOMA ............. Pres. BETTY IANE ICKE .......... V. Pres. MARY ALICE TIEDKE .... Rec. Sec'y .Corr. 4Sec'y MARY RUM ............ BEATRICE RIVAS ...... PATSY ESTES ...,..... ELAINE BARE ..... .... ......Treas. .Sgt.-at-Arms .Sgt-at-Arms ROSEMARY LOTT .......... Reporter GERALDINE DAVIS ......... Censor IANE SAUNDERS ..... ,.... C ensor CHARLCIE GRAVIS ..... ...., MRS. WILSON ...... .Hist. , . . ,Sponsor Following letter "M" beginning lower left. down center. up center. and down right side: Anderson, Aszmann, Ayers, Banfield, Bare, lkr-rtels, Beach, Beard, Brern, Burger, Byler, Campbell, Chaffini Cryer, Davis, Elley, Estes, Fell, Garner, Goldstein, Graef, Grier, Griggs, Hampton, Harris, Haynie, Icke, Jensen. ' Ut On a bright and early spring morning the Modern Dianas were found frolicking through the Woods. They were patiently Waiting for breakfast to be served, and their appetites grew as the aroma of coffee, bacon, and eggs filled the air. Several of the girls were busy showing the rest how well they could cook. The Dianas were merely keeping up the tradition of the club which is to develop good sportsman- ship and skill in outdoor sports. The sunrise breakfast at Koehler Park was only one of the many ac- tivities indulged in by the lively Dianas. Our social program of the year consisted of such thrilling sports as skating, horseback riding, bowling, and having pleasant parties. When weary from strenuous exercises we find compensation in the fun we get out of doing them. One of our most important events of the year is the formal initiation that is held in the early part of fall. This year gracious Patricia Staffel was our hostess, and we had a gay evening at her colonial style home. The installation of officers in May was a very nice affair also. New members are chosen in the fall and in the spring, and the day new members are elected one may see a room filled with excited girls. 7fze Medan fbianffi Chaney, Chiodo, Clevelan .96 xx f 7!ae Medan fb ' . . We select a certain number of girls from all of those attending school who rank high in scholar- ship, leadership, and charm, these being the qualifications we require of all our members. The girls chosen are known as Nymphs and cannot vote until they are initiated although they may take part in club activities. Another memorable function Was our cake sale, held in front of the Gunter Hotel which proved to be a pleasure as Well as a profit for us. It has been customary for the Modern Dianas to have an annual dance in May. This year We are rather undecided because We Want to be good sports and contribute money for defense purposes. At this time We are also planning a tea for our kind mothers, Who always help us, You may now readily understand Why We call ourselves Modern Dianas after Diana, the Goddess of the moon and chase. It has been through the tactful guidance of Mrs. Wilson, our club sponsor, that the Modern Dianas have successfully flourished since the club was founded in-1933. Looking clearly through all of our activities you will find that We maintain high ideals and friendship with everyone. As each senior graduates, she Wishes that the years to come may bring members Who will uphold these standards. , -Beatrice Rivas, FALL TERM ELEANOR THOMA ,....,....,.. Pres. LA VERNE CRYER .......... V. Pres. MARY ALICE TIEDKE ..,, Rec. Sec'y MARY RUM ...,...,..... Corr. Sec'y BEATRICE RIVAS ......,...., Treas. PATSY ESTES ..,....... Sgt.-at-Arms MARIORIE PUCKETT . . .Sgt.-at-Arms ROSEMARY LOTT ,....,..., Reporter GERALDINE DAVIS ......,.. Censor BETTY IANE ICKE ,..,....... Censor CHARLCIE GRAVIS .,....,..,.. Hist. AMRS. WILSON ....,.....,... Sponsor i SPRING TERM ELEANOR THOMA ....,........ Pres. BETTY IANE ICKE ...,...... V. Pres. MARY ALICE TIEDKE .... Rec. Sec'y MARY RUM ...........,. Corr. Sec'y BEATRICE RIVAS .,.......,.. Treas. PATSY ESTES ,..,....,. Sgt.-at-Arms ELAINE BARE ...,..,... Sgt.-at-Arms ROSEMARY LOTT .,...,,... Reporter GERALDINE DAVIS ..,...... Censor IANE SAUNDERS ....., .... C ensor CHARLCIE GRAVIS ..,. ,...... H ist. MRS. WILSON ....... ...,, S ponsor Following letter "B" beginning upper left going down: Kneuper, Koch, Lay, Lott, Lyster, Machado, Mather, 4 Orr, Puckett, Randall, Rivas, Rum, Saun- ders, Smith, Staffel, Stauss, Storey, Tampke, Taylor, Thoma, Tiedke, Van Wagn, Warden. Candy sale and good candy. But that doesn't look like Carra Leel Shirley, Mary Alice, Imogene, Thoma, Beatrice, and Betty lane at an exe- cutive meeting. Page 97 Left lo right: ALFORD, Iacquelyn, ANDERSON, lack, ASZMANN, Allene P., BAIRD, Mary Louise, BARE, Elaine Lillian, BARNES, Evelyn, BELLIS, Betty Ruth. BENEDICT, Irvin I., BLEDSOE, Char- lene Virginia, BORER, Anna Iose- phine, BUDGE, Frances Antoinette, BYLER, Carra Lee, CASEY, Mary Rose, CAVNESS, Billy. CHANEY, Dorothy, CHlOfDO, Audrey, CRAWFORD, Fred Robert, DAVIS, Dell, DeBORD, Gloria Lois, DREISS, Laura Beall, DUKE, Louise. EDWARDS, Virginia, EISENHAUER, Lydia Ann, ENG, Harry, ENG, lim- mie, ENGLISH, Robert B., EVERLING, Doris, FAHRENTHOLD, Rachael. FEILLE, Onice, FRENCH, Patricia, FULLERTON, Virginia Ellen, GER- HARDT, William Manfred, GILLIAM, Colleen La Moyne, GOLDSTEIN, Shirley Iean, GROSSO, Eugene R. GRIGGS, Thelma Patricia, GRISHAM, Betty Ruth, GRISHAM, Norman, HAGOPIAN, Lillian Elizabeth, HAYNIE, Lorene. ' HEIN, Henry, HEATHERINGTON, Charles W., HOLEKAMP, Rose Margaret, ICKE, Betty lane, IACK- SON, Bobbye Sue. The development of Brackenridge Chapter Number l26 of the National Honor Society can be bet- ter comprehended when its numerical growth is understood. The Chapter, launched by Principal Mar- shall Iohnston in l924, is now in its eighteenth year. From eight charter members it has grown to an annual membership ot 91. Approximately twelve hundred members have been inducted into the chapter during these eighteen years. Originated and directed by the National Association of Second- ary School Principals, the great National Honor Society has been introduced into all the leading high schools in the United States and her outlying possessions. The society unifies the method of rewarding merit and furnishes a universal means of detecting outstanding students when they enter higher insti- +1 X Jfanafa Susie P ge 98 aifianal Jfanaa tutions of learning. The wearer of the Honor Society emblem, which is non-transferable, finds ready entree to higher creative fields. Elected by the faculty, candidates rnust qualify in scholarship, character, leadership in school af- fairs, and constructive service rendered the school. The National Society presents each member with a neat identification card. Candidates are initiated each year at an elaborate and beautifully costum- ed ceremony. This year a handsome bronze and Walnut plaque bearing the society shield and chapter name was added to the office trophy case. The local chapter functions only as an honorary group, Mrs. B. L. D. Roselle has sponsored the Honor Society since its inception. Left to right: KIZER, Frances Ieanette, KNEUPER, M Edith Marie, KOENIG, Melvin, KOTH- z " is MAN, Miibum, LEVIN, Carol, LIND- 5, Ei ' ' X ,V l BERG Lois LOCKHART, Betty Ann. LOTT, Rosemary Hester, LUKER, Willie Marie, MAIERHOFER, Shirley, MALONEY, Iohn Patrick, MAREK, Elaine, MCCONNELL, Iewel Marie, McKAY, Patrick H. MCNULTY, Helen, MOLLENHAUER, Hilton Henry, OBREGON, Mary Louise, ORR, Mary Louise, PUCKETT, Marjorie, R A N C E, Marilyn, R E E S, Louise Scott. M - ,I Q I M REINHARD, Ernest, RIEGEL, Virginia I .fy Il -3- ' i , , fy 'Q . V i ,V , iff., Mae, RIVAS, Beatrice, RONK, Mar- I , Y., i Ii teen: RossMAN, Evelyn: RoTKo- ' .1 , If j "'- 1- ..,, ft I ' Z ' V, sKY,IohooIe Mae: SAUNDERS,lane. tvtt . ee. fi . U ,..: , 'I 'WI SEIDEMANN Albert Charles- - , A I I ' ' if f S f I . 5 N A V 3. A D, , T M . 1 .A ld sIKoRA, Zelda, SIMMONS, Mary 5 my 'X z1,? if I y, Louise, SMITH, Richard W., sILLs, l ff l , .. Q I Roslyn, SORRELLS, Evelyn Louise, my i hi ' ivv A. ,A ' I I A SPIRO, Herbert Iohn. V V Q y O, A sTRAssEL,' Helen Dorothy, sTUD- N y if ee . , R - . . - HALTER, Katherine Mary, THOMA, H P fix V, if I V Eleanor, TIEDKE, Mary Alice, WAR- I M.. f 4' , I DEN, Doris. my Riff? ,A ,,,V,,i QM ,AL , os my ,.., ,, . , . , H , , , ' . , iti t A I WHITE, Roiph lrbY: WILLIAMS, Fred , . I ..,. i , -,1I'. -2 Ai .1" 2 . I-'-'--"-- 2 A' , 1 I ' Leckieg WOODWARD, Frankie Bea, ' A Yi K H V' f L Q ,r V WURZBACH, Dorothy Ray: YOUNG- Wif i 4 , ER' Hallie Hiimbeh. ..I..L I, . I 1 ...,, , Page 99 T FALL TERM IRENE GARZA ,.......,....,.. . Pres. ELEANOR MCDONNELL ...., V. Pres. MARY LOUISE OBREGON ..... Sec'y HIPOLITO GARCIA ,.......... Treas. RUBY GATES ....... Censor-Reporter Qftg-Arms, Miss MIRIAM SPRATT .....A sponsor :PAUL QUZMAN ...,A..4 v sgr, SPRING TERM ELEANOR McDONNELL ..,,.... Pres. RUBY GATES ........,...... V. Pres. LUCILLE LOPEZ. ..,. .... S ec'y DORA MEZA ................. Treas. HELEN GONZALEZ. Censor-Reporter MARTHA RIVAS ...,.., Sgt.-at-Arrns MISS MIRIAM SPRATT ,,,... Sponsor Following letter "P" beginning lower left: Canter, Franz, H. Garcia, M. L. Garcia, Garza, fhgirgrg, Hawkins, Lopez, McDonald, Obregon, Torres. At a meeting. Like Lucille's hair- do? The purpose of the Pan-American Student Forum is to aid in the establishment of friendly relations and lasting peace between the American nations. This is in accord With the present policy of the United States government, a policy of vital importance in time of War. This year's club activities have been especially interesting. There was a Sightseeing Tour, a Christmas Party, the usual Mysterious Box Sale, the annual spring picnic, and, in the fall, the State Convention for all the Pan-American clubs of Texas. The Sightseeing Tour, which began With a picnic and ended with a visit to the Governor's Palace, Was enjoyed very much, especially by members Who had never before seen all of San Antonio's many interesting places. At the State Convention banquet and dance the members had the privilege of meeting students from other high schools, and also from some of the colleges of Texas, all very interested in promoting the Work and development of Pan-Americanism. The members of the Pan-American Student Forum feel that the activities of their organization are especially significant at the present time and that students are doing a real service for their country in promoting Pan-Americanism. -Lucille Lopez. I 74 I ,4 ' ez 4 e cm- me 14 A' " Page 100 we R cw The Reagan Club of 1942 greatly missed the sponsorship of Mr. Goodman, who was the club spon- sor in 1941, and Who was called to active duty in the United States Navy. We acknowledge our ap- preciation to Mr. Hall, Who became Reagan sponsor tor 1942. Our club, as in past years, proved an athletic group ot boys. In the tall, a good basketball and tootball team Was produced. Throughout the year We spent each Wednesday evening in competitive bowling games. Many excellent players were produced in these activities. Through games of this kind, fellowship and sportsmanship are learned. Due to unavoidable circumstances the Reagan dance for 1942 was not held As a Whole the Reagan Club enjoyed a happy year. -Charles 1-letherington. A .7 . .1 . ,V ' ' '.f:' i " ' 1 CHARLES HETHERINGTON .,.. Pres. VERNON MOORE ........... V. Pres. ROLAND KLAR ......... .,.. S ec'y MILBURN KOTHMANN ....... Treas. CHARLES SEYMOUR, . .Sgt-at-Arms MR. H. HALL ............... Sponsor SPRING TERM CHARLES HETHERINGTON .... Pres. VERNON .MooRE .,,,,...... v. Pres. fi .tr ROLAND KLAR.., ....... .... s ec'y MILBURN KOTHMANN ....... Treas. CHARLES SEYMOUR. . .Sgt-at-Arms MR. H. HALL .,...,., ,,... S ponsor Following letter "R" beginning lower left. across top, center, right loot: A. Eisenhauer, G, Eisenhauer, Eng, V Farmer, Fo r e s t i e r, Hetherington, .5 .X , Iones, Kimmelman, Klan, Kothmann, A Krueger, Lodovic, Mattingly, Moore, Mumme, Nunnelly, Sawers, Seide- mann, Seymour, Stoeltje, Walker, Williams. A few Reagan clubbers having lun as usual. Allene Aszmann, the "mascot" ot the Reagans trying to read a book with the helpful support Cwe often wonderl of some Rea- ganeers. Page 101 FALL TERM SPRING TERM Le!! to right: BARBARA BURGER .....,....,. Hist. MISS LENA MAE ELLIOTT.. IEANNETTE KIZER .... . . . BETTY GRISHAM ,,.. ,,.. DORIS WARDEN ,............. Sec'y BETTY BELLE IOHNSON. .. BARBARA BURGER ..........,. I-list. MISS LENA MAE ELLIOTT.. IEANNETTE KIZER ...... . , .Pres. BETTY GRISHAM .... ,,,., V . Pres. DORIS WARDEN .............. Sec'y BETTY BELLE IOI-INSON ...... Treas. Sponsor , . . Pres. . V. Pres. , .Treas. Sponsor Aszmann, Beard, Burger, Crow, Gris- ham, Hansen, Kizer, Maierhofer, Schwartz, Smith, Tampke, Warden, Utz. Barbara, Shirley, Pat, Betty, Dorrace and Helen lighting their candles of the future from President Ieannette's candles. The loyal newly-elected Quill and Scroll members take their oath of . service. Quill and Scroll has always been the goal set by Iournalism students. It is not ansociety for Brackenridge students alone, but an international society admitting any student ot Iournalism able to tultill the requirements ot membership. The first requirement is that a student qualified for member- ship have at least eighty inches ot printing in some paper or two years ot service on the Annual Statt. This year, under the leadership ot its president, Ieannette Kizer, the Alice Stone Chapter ot Quill and Scroll has tor the first time since its origin in l924, had a constitution. Other activities have been held, including a picnic which was in April. Thirteen new members were added to the roll this year, making a total of nineteen in all. Climaxing a year of successtul achievements will be the candle-light initiation to be held at the All-Publications Banquet at which the Annual Staff will be host. -Barbara Burger. .Q dl' am! 5 wil Same' Pa 102 ZIOYCE VANCE ..., Q. .Representative fBOB sTAPLEToN .....,... Alternate MRS. MAGRUDER ........A. sponsor ai flkfnittin' for Britain? anim Rec! 04044 The San Antonio Council of the lunior Red Cross meets once a month in the library of Tech Senior High School. Ioyce Vance, representing our school, was chosen president of the San Antonio Council for the year. Each school in Bexar County sends a representative, an alternate, and a sponsor. At these monthly meetings, such things were discussed as the making of portfolios for foreign countries, gift boxes for children in War-stricken areas, and nut and candy cups for soldiers and their families in local hospitals. Also, at these meetings, reports are made by the different schools on their activities. Rep- resentatives proudly display quilts, puzzle books, joke books, vases, and ash trays Which they have made for the soldiers in their classrooms. These representatives take back to their school the informa- tion they receive and pass it on in a smaller school council at which there are representatives from each home-room. ln this Way lunior Red Cross Work is spread throughout our county. ln our school the Red Cross Work is done through the Student Council. 'Each representative takes to his advisory the plans and collects the money for the Red Cross Membership Drive and War Relief Fund. The Red Cross Magazine, which is made available by the Membership Drive money, is most in- teresting. This magazine tells of the Work in schools all over the World. Students find much interest in reading this timely magazine. Articles on conservation make students Want to help in their small Way. The activities for the year in our school have been the Red Cross Membership Drive in November, the War Relief Fund Drive in lanuary in which Brackenridge students gave generously, and the mak- ing of afghans and other articles by many advisories in the spring. -loyce Vance. OFFICERS ' 5-is Preparing for Civilian Defense makes it necessary for B. H. S. sponsors to know how toltie bandages. Colleen isn't really hurt, it's just more practice in tying bandages. These Brackenridge lassies are sew- ing for Red Cross. lt's really hard to get started on knitting a square from the looks of this situation. 1 Page 103 FALL TERM ' L BILLY ZINTGRAFF ...... ...... P res. - 'SQ A .VA HARVEY IORDAN .......... V. Pres. 3 . 'Ti f CHARIS MCALLISTER ....,.... Sec'y Q 1 . .A., . , ' CHARLES sEYMoUR.,.......TreQS. L. . 'Vt X .P 5, A I Z A IOHN IONES ...,....... . . . . . . .Parl. - ',:: v '::' K W, 'Q is K ' Ill g . Q I I 55 ROLAND KLAR ...,,. Scrap Book Ed. 1 ' ' ggw' ':"" M DOUGLAS VAN BUREN. .Custodian . MISS LUCILLE WHARTON. .Sponsor SPRING TERM BILLY ZINTGRAFF ,.... ,..... P res. HARVEY IORDAN .,.,,..... V. Pres. CHARIS tMcALLISTER ..,....,. Sec'y CHARLES SEYMOUR. ........ Treas. IOHN IONES ...........,...... Parl. ROLAND KLAR ...... Scrap Book Ed. DOUGLAS VAN BUREN..Custodian MISS LUCILLE WHARTON. .Sponsor Reading from left to right: Harvey, Huffaker, Iones, Klar, Mc- Allister, Seymour, Van Buren, Zinf- graff. Halt the club at a picnic. The other half. Could Alphonse be hungry? At work in the dark room. Our constitution signed with the ink hardly dried, the Shutterbug Camera Club of Brackenridge, backed by our loyal sponsor, Miss Lucille Wharton, comes to the end of its first year of existence. Being Brackenridge's youngest club, the Shutterbug Club is by no means the least active. It is devoted to better photography at school and in the home. One may expect a flash at any time and Wherever there is a flash, there is a Shutterbug. Many a student finds himself in an awkward position when that flash takes place. Of course, photography is not our only activity. We indulge in many social events and other sports. One of our socials Was a picnic at which photography Was the main sport. Everyone was there except the sunl We hold many of our meetings in the dark room-Knot the kind you think, boysl. There We de- velop all kinds of pictures-some with the feet Where the head should be and vice versa. All in all, We have a grand time in the Shutterbug Club. With grateful hearts that We live in a freedom-loving democracy Where We have the privilege of doing and saying as We Wish, the Shutterbugs strive constantly to maintain their goal-that of being better citizens of the United States of America. -Iohn Iones. 'S 5 4' '74 Shmfimi Glad 6 H? Page 104 7fze s. 0. s. 0. cw Although one of the youngest organizations in Brackenridge, the Society of Student Opinion is by no means the least active one. The fact that the name of the club or the more frequently used "S.O.S.O." has appeared in local newspapers more than thirty times, may be taken as proof of that. After having been founded on the remains of the "Digit Diggers," the S.O.S.O. began a successful year by acquainting the student body with its purpose. A cake sale helped to provide the cash prizes for a contest in which questions were secured for the first great survey of student opinion. The results of this survey served to "keep B.H.S. informed about B.l-l.S. opinion," one of the clubs purposes. After having been the guests of Miss Morgan at a very nice Christmas party, the members of the S.O.S.O. successfully arranged the first dance of the l942 season. The dance was unique, because students from all the high schools of the city were asked to attend. This was followed by a picture- taking tour and picnic combination at Brackenridge Park. The major events of the S.O.S.O.'s activity calendar were concluded by an immensely successful "old license-plate collection contest," which served the three-fold purpose of conserving metal for the nation's war-effort, providing money for a charitable organization, and making the two winning advi- sories happy with their awards. -Herbert Iohn Spiro. FALL TERM HERBERT IOHN SPIRO .,,,.... Pres. IACK BURLESON ..... S ..,... V. Pres. MARCUS ROOS .... ,,.. S ec'y :VSQLIQAM CARTER. ..... Tre-as. PHIL HOWELL ,... ...,. R eporter IAMIE CALDWELL .,......,..., Hist. LMISS AGNES L. MORGAN. .Sponsor SPRING TERM HERBERT IOHN SPIRO ........ Pres. PAUL GRAHAM ............ V. Pres. IA-MIE CALDWELL ..,, .... S ec'y PHIL HOWELL ...... ..... T reas. NORMAN GRISHAM ....... Reporter MARCUS ROOS ..,............ Hist. MISS AGNES L. MORGAN. ,Sponsor Left to right: lst Row:-Burleson, Caldwell, Carter, Graham. 2nd Row-Grisham, Howell, Moore, Spiro. The S. O. S. O.'s en masse. Page 105 FALL TERM BILLY HENDRICKS ..... ..... P res. WENDELL PHILLIPS ......... V. Pres. CARL WAITZ ......... .... S ec'y VOLNEY ELLIS ,,.., ...... T reas. LOGAN SMILEY ......,,... Reporter HARVEY SENTURIA ,........ Censor ALTON GRIMM .....,,. Sgt.-at-Arms LEONARD HARRIS ,.... Sgt.-at-Arms MR. L. LOWMAN ........... Sponsor SPRING TERM WENDELL PHILLIPS .....,.,... Pres. VOLNEY ELLIS ............. V. Pres. ALTON GRIMM ...,. ..,... S ec'y CARL WAITZ ........ .....,, T reas. LOGAN SMILEY ......,.... Reporter HARVEY SENTURIA .,....... Censor RICHARD SMITH ,,..... Sgt.-at-Arms EDWIN WARD ......... Sgt.-at-Arms MR. L. LOWMAN .... ..... S ponsor Following letter "S" beginning upper right: Bellinger, Butler, Cleveland, Ellis, Gaskins, Grimm, Harding, Harris, Hendricks, Kinsloe, Lehker, McKay, Phillips, Presley, Seewald, Senturia, Smith, Sonnen, Tope, Vogt, Waitz, Ward. We work out a difficult problem with slide rule and scale - who knows, one of us may be an Edison. What are we doing here? We're posing tor a picture. What is that piece of machinery in the center? Well, we are as curious as you- ! we don't know either. The Science Club was organized in 1926 tor all Brackenridge High School boys interested in science. The purpose ot the club being to increase the interest in science among the students of Brack- enridge. The Science Club has been reorganized a number ot times. During the past year, Wendell Phillips and Volney Ellis, with the assistance ot the Executive Board did some excellent work in reorganizing the club and forming a new constitution. This newly formed constitution and the programs are so ar- ranged as to take care of both the scientific and social activities ot our club. Various programs of interest have been presented to young scientists throughout the entire year. One ot the most enjoyable meetings ot the year was the one at which Richard Smith presented a movie of views in South America. Not only has the Science Club been active in science, but it has sponsored several social attairs. The annual picnic along with several parties were some ot the outstanding gatherings of the year. The Ep-Chep Dance, early in the spring, was the climax of a full, well-rounded year. -Alton Grimm and Logan Smiley. ms' cw f Page 106 .MARY IO BELLIS ,,.... Sqt.-at-Arms 'IACQUELYN ALFORD .....,... Parl. gl if In troublesome times such as these, friends are among our most valuable assets. Membership in a club is one of the best ways to facilitate friendship. The Stevenson Literary Club, organized in 1917, is one of the oldest clubs in Brackenridge and well known for the orphans' Christmas party we have sponsored annually for the past twenty-two years. The entire student body contributes financially, but the plans are carried out by our club. The custom was changed somewhat this year. lnstead of en- tertaining the orphans at the Texas Theatre, the program was presented to them at the orphanages. The social activities of the Stevensons have always been successful, and this year was no exception. The new members were welcomed at a Twilight Tea in October, and in November the girls enjoyed a theater party. During February, we collected books for the U. S. O. and were very fortunate to have Mr. Kay speak to us on March ll. As usual, we had our picnic in April and brought the year to an end in May with our banquet at the Milam. -Betty Bellis. FALL TERM GLYN ETTA GILPIN ,.,,.... ...Pres. BETTY BELLIS ..... Sec'y Gr Reporter DOROTHEA MUNN ,........ V. Pres. DOROTHY BRINKOETER .,,.., Treas. MRS. PAULINE BERNE ...... Sponsor SPRING TERM GLYN ETTA GILPIN. ........... Pres. BETTY BELLIS ..... Sec'y G Reporter DoRoTHEA MUNN .....,... v. Pres. DoRorHY BRINKOETER ...... Trssrs. MARYJO BQLIS ...... Sat.-at-Arms IITCQUELYN ALPORD ......... Perl. MRS. PAULINE BERNE ...... Sponsor Following letter "S" beginning upper right: D Ackerrnann, Alford, B. Bellis, M. I. 4 Bellis, Bond, Brand, Brinkoeter, Buck- E, Conaway, Dean, Edwards, Ford, Gash, Gilpin, Hansen, Henderson, Hutchinson, Kendall, Munn, Neiman, ,.,., Olson, Shapiro. 3 Top Picture: Executive officers. Lower Picture: New members taking pledge. Page 107' FALL TERM IACK ANDERSON ............. Pres. CHARLES SEIDEMANN. .lst V. Pres. IEANNETTE KIZER ...,.. 2nd V. Pres. DOROTHY CHANEY ,,........ SeC'y ROSALYN SILLS ...,. .... T reas. CAROL LEVIN ........ ...... P arl. GEORGE CHANEY .,....,... Censor Mlf.3.'flQlLl3.llQ1SN.ER 4--' Sgtfatrl-XrEf1S RUDOLPH SCHODDE. , Sgt.-atZArms ROSEMARY LOTT. .,.,,........ Hisi. MISS ELIZABETH KOCH .... Sponsor Our Student Council is in charge of Weighing and tying the paper in bundles for National Defense. fm f. , I I ffsitsaifgatiiilkifgitif L in-"'Hwf4 sfs2s?fs2iei:sigfs' A I ffsssrs11wr MX , -V - sm. ,X Firwfwswey . siffiisrsgsf , 1,-N f- -:- 4-F' - .,:f' -H ' - zz. 9 K' " I 2 ,, iii. 3554? "" f1w '.?f2 we -'Wi 1-"Lf"' -"Qld ,.W...??I We .. Stsseg, ,gsm--g-,S - kfmziipsiisr rs-fr-::Q11.f+,r -f -war J ' : : : ':::- F f i .'ii-. ii"i :P-':'5:5?: fl' nf image. ,:.: .. . a F, -s ... mf., ::1 -fsff-use - ww. f -fi-11 p . ,,- f.-f.-as Isgssag -- ,, .xi we 7'SiEE3tf?'is?QZ- ' '-2. - , i ' ' it 55536: 'ni' - 'gksliffiffiliif "Wifi , r.,.,m.2,.mQz, -,... as ...,.f,.--:f.r-iff: ':-Q-..,k..,. .w::1f.42,re,f ' 4 if-1' 2.1ft-few-f H - Anderson Seidernann Tope Left to right: Borer, Brown, Brice, Brunnernann, Bugckner, Campbell, Casey, Chaney, Chapman, Cobb, Culwell, Cum- mings,'Davis, M. Edwards, K. Ed-- N wards, Franz, Fullerton, Garza, Gonzales, Graham, Grimm, Hansen, Harding, Harris, Hawkins, Hole- I kamp, Hutchinson, Iackson, Koehler, ff-Y Levin, Lott, McConnell. Being duly rewarded and reminded by Miss Viola Moore that the Student Council members are the representative body of Brackenridge, they did not rest on their laurels, but instead Continued their work in earnest as the Student Council has done from year to year. ln other words, they are keeping up the tradition of hard Work for the benefit of the student body and the honor of Brackenridge. Many Christmas baskets were generouslyygiven for the needy in response to the drive sponsored by the Student Council during the Yuletide season. Instead of the annual "Hello Day" which was to bring about newer acquaintances, the Student Council sponsored a "Know Your Neighbor Day" on which small paper airplanes with your name typed on them were sold for a penny, and the money, amounting to 52660, was donated to the "Penny a Plane" Fund. Color Day was a gala occasion when all students Wore their purple and white buttons, ribbons, and pom-poms right before the Thanksgiving Football game. To help conserve material needed by our government, the Student Council started the project of collecting waste paper. Hardly ever can one find a piece of paper in our waste baskets. This drive has a many-fold benefit, as the proceeds have gone to a generous fund for the Red Cross, money for fluorescent lights for dances in the gymnasium, for wood to make model airplanes to aid pupils in fly- 7fae gfacfenll Guang! Kizer Sills 7fLe Slacfenl' enum: ' ing, for material to build a small room to store excessive paper, and money to sponsor the Defense Stamp Drive. None of these expenditures have been wasteful but all proved to be Worthwhile in benefiting the school and the students therein. . Brackenridge Was represented in a number of Student Council Conventions this year. Frankie Bea Woodward attended the Southern Association of Student Governors at Memphis, Tennessee. lack Anderson, the president, Was the Councils delegate at the Denton, Texas, Convention for the Texas As- sociation of Student Councils, March l2, 13, and l4. Discussion groups were held and attended by the other delegates from Brackenridge. Some of the leading topics of discussion Were ill How the Student Council can promote democratic living, Q25 Boy and girl problems, C35 Should grades be based entirely on class Work, and C41 How the Student Council can raise money. Very interesting reports of those three days were given later on in a meeting. A picnic was held at Koehler Park, April 20, for the members and their dates which was a big suc- cess. lt was the annual social affair on which photographs were taken by the officers and members for the annual. All present had an enjoyable time. At that time the executive committee was planning a dance but the plans were not completed in time to announce the date for the dance. --Rosemary Lott. M An bg T .. C X 'ii L SPRING TERM IACK ANDERSON ..,,.......,, Pres. CHARLES SEIDEMANN..1st V. Pres. THOMAS TOPE .,....... Znd V. Pres. IEANNETTE KIZER ,... ......, S ec'y ROSALYN SILLS ..... .... T reas. KENNETH GUY ...........,. Censor IyiXnl7iTlCEi BUCKNER. . .QE't.lcl5Arms FARLEY .Sgt.-at-Arms ROSEMARY LOTT ............. Hist. MRS. MYRRL SUMMERS .... Sponsor Lei! to right: McCown, McDonnell, McDougall, Martin, Norton, Olson, Puckett, Rahm, Reinhard, Reine, Riley, Ross- man, Rotkosky, Saunders, Scaff, Scarbrough, Shinn, Simmang, Smith, Sorrells, Stapper, Stauss, Studhalter, Tiedtke, Tobias, Vance, Voight, White, Williams, Willis, Woodward, Younger. Each member does his part in carry- ing the paper out to the trailer to be sent to the American Waste and Paper Co. K, , 1 Page 109 FALL TERM IOHNNIE MAE ROTKOSKY .... Pres. BETTY ANN LOCKHART .... V. Pres. IEANNETTE KIZER ,...... Rec. Sec'y PHYLLIS SCHUBACH .... Corr. Sec'y KATHERINE STUDHALTER .... Treas. ROSE MARGARET HOLEKAMP.Parl. BETTY GRISHAM ...,........., Hist. FRANCES BAILEY ......... Reporter MARY LOUISE TINDELL ..... Censor ROBERTA PUGH ....... Sgt.-at-Arms BARBARA IEAN SWARTZ Sgt.-at-Arms MISS LOUISE ALLEN .,..... Sponsor SPRING TERM BETTY ANN LOCKHART .....,, Pres. BETTY GRISHAM ...,,,..... V. Pres. IEANNETTE KIZER ....... Rec. Sec'y BETTY IANE LOVELADY.Corr. Sec'y KATHERINE STUDHALTER .... Treas. BARBARA IEAN SCHWAR'I'Z,..Parl. ROBERTA PUGH ...........,... Hist. ESTHER KARGER .......... Reporter IELEL I N HEYE .............. Censor DORIS BOHNE ......... Sgt.-at-Arms 'f+E'Y'sC"s5115 1v1ETzER . Sgt.-at-Arms MISS LOUISE ALLEN ....... Sponsor Following letter "W" beginning at upper left: Bailey, Brand, Carver, Davis, Grisham, Heye, Holekamp, Huey, Iusti, Karper, Kizer, Lockhart, Love- lady, Mandry, McCreless, McLaugh- lin, Polley. Those loyal members who attended meetings make this year successful. The Wa Kapa Club was founded twenty-two years ago by Miss Georgia Armstrong. It was origin- ally called the Library Club but was later renamed Wa Kapa Club. Wa Kapa, in the Indian language means friendship. This year the club with the able assistance of our sponsor, Miss Louise Allen, has tried to keep the ideal of friendship alive and growing. This year's activities started with the election of new members. The formal initiation was held in October in the home of Betty Ann Lockhart. Christmas each year brings around an event dear to the heart of every Wa Kapa member. Mid fun and laughter we decorated a Christmas tree in the center hall. As we hung balls and stars and tinsel, many of the students gathered to give the advice. Even Mr. Gary and Mr. Kay came to their office doors when we consulted them. In the week that followed the amazing thing was that, although crowds swirled gaily through the hall and about the tree, only a few ornaments were broken. Later we carefully packed the decorations away until next year and turned our thoughts to other things-a calendar with picnics and parties. As Miss Allen laughingly says, "Every time we get some money we plan a party and eat up the treasury." 7fze Wa KW em Page 110 7fze Wa KW em In Ianuary a luncheon was given at the Rio Vista Restaurant. At this luncheon the officers of the fall term relinquished their offices to the officers elected for the spring term. This was followed by a game party in our school cafeteria on February 20, which we gave to be- come acquainted with the prospective members. In an impressive and beautiful ceremony seventeen new members were initiated into the club on March 9 in the home of Rose Margaret I-Iolekamp. As they took the pledge, each new member was presented with a lovely corsage. One of the highlights of the year was the picnic given in April for the members and their dates and friends at Koehler Park. Bicycling, chatting, dancing, and boat riding climaxed by a sdmptuous feast ended a day which will long be remembered by the members of the Wa Kapa Club. In May the farewell banquet honoring the seniors was given. This is always an occasion enjoyed by all, yet with an overtone of sadness as we bid good-bye to our friends with Whom we have spent so many pleasant hours. -Betty Ann Lockhart, Ieannette Kizer and Roberta Pugh. FALL TERM IOHNNIE MAY ROTKOSKY ..... Pres. BETTY ANN LOCKHART .... V. Pres. IEANNETTE KIZER. ,..... Rec. Sec'y x PHYLLIS SCHUBACH .... Corr. Sec'y KATHERINE STUDHALTER ..., Treas. . ROSE MARGARET HOLEKAMP.Parl, BETTY GRISI-IAM .............. Hist. FRANCES BAILEY' ......... Reporter MARY LOUISE TINDELL ..... Censor ROBERTA PUGH .,,.... Sgt.-at-Arms 5. BARBARA IEAN SCHWARTZ . Sgt.-at-Arms A MISS LOUISE ALLEN ....... Sponsor 4 t . SPRING TERM BETTY ANN LOCKHART ...... Pres. BETTY GRISHAM .... .,...,, V . Pres. IEANNETTE KIZER. ..,... Rec. Sec'y BETTY IANE LOVELADY.Corr. Sec'y KATHERINE STUDI-IALTER .... Tre-as. BARBARA IEAN SCHWARTZ. . .Parl. ROBERTA PUGH ,.............. Hist. ESTHER KARGER .......... Reporter E ELYN HEYE .............. Qensor DQBLS B HNE ......... Sgt.-at-Arms SHIRLEY SCH W IETZER . Sgt.-at-Arms MISS LOUISE AELEN ...... Sponsor Following letter "K" beginning lower leli: Pugh, Robertson, Rotkosky, Schu- bach, Schweitzer, Schwartz, Cupper right and downl E. Smith, Tindel, F. Smith, Strum, Studhalter, Vaughn, Wagner. More loyal members. Girls and more girls at the initiation of new members. Members pay due respects to the cameraman. Page 111 . ,1- Following "3" beginning upper left: BEARD, DORIS RAE BURGER, BARBARA CHAFFIN, LORENE CHANDLER, CARL CROW, MARGARET DE VINEY, CHARLENE ELLEY, MARY IANE FORD, MARY IO GRISHAM, BETTY HUTCHINSON, SYLVIA Following "O" beginning upper left: IOHNSON, BETTY BELLE ' MALONEY, PAT MARTIN, SARAH PUGH, BILLIE IO RICHTER, ARLENE RILLING, ALICE SCHUBACH, PHYLLIS I SCHWARZ, BARBARA IEAN ra I H if' LL.. il ll STRASSEL, HELEN 8 UTZ, RUTH ADELE U Pat is deep in thought deciding who is going to get the ads for the Times. Iust one of the 30 Club's meetings. Last term in The Times Office a unique club was conceived and organized by the hard-working, deadline-beating reporters on The Times. I The club was promptly named the H30 Society" in honor of the traditional thirty mark which means "end of copy." Miss Lena Mae Elliott, sponsor of The Times, agreed to sponsor the Society, and regular meetings began. Immediately after having been organized, the club was divided into two teams. One was named the "Dummies"-meaning the make-up of a paper, and the other was called the "Dopes"-meaning advance information. Maxine Gilliam was chosen captain of the Dopes, while Doris Rae Beard led the Dummies. The purpose of the club was to get bigger and better ads for the Times. Each team adopted its own slogan and theme song-using them as battle cries. A contest then began between the two teams, with a party given by the losing side as a reward to the winners. By the margin of only a few inches the Dummies finally emerged victors. At the end of the term. the club was disbanded as far as the journalism work went, but it has met a few times since then. -Betty Grisham. 748 "so" Swat' Pa, e 112 2 6ff1,sf'J: ,J if.. i' Qi " Mx Q BMJ Sf L KWX ?V1.Qi X , 64217 JM' WWW WW! ? 9jJ 535213 fvfvwj - AMJLMV3- I SWA JAX ,X I int: 'E .Z 33, 5 I X 2 f E 1,1Q.4wf. I Salam- cf aaalau . ,,, ,m The objectives of the Speech Department are to enable the student to discharge his civic duties in life with efficiency, economy, and comfort, to encourage leadershipg and to foster an appreciation of and a taste for all the platform arts. ln Speech l and ll the student is expected to acquire foundational techniques in diction, voice, interpretation, bodily control, command of language, and rudiments of parliamentary pro- cedure. The beginners' courses also serve as a testing period during which talents in radio, debate, dra- matics and extempore speech are discovered. Each of the six courses in Speech offers college credit and a student may also major in speech. Motivating excellence in platform speaking is the Texas lnterscholastic League Contest in which B. H. S. has always participated. Declamation and extempore speaking are directed by Mrs. B. L. D. Roselle. Last year Logan Smiley won the city championship in declamation, while Betty Lou lohn and Wilton Biegert excelled in extempore. Wilton finally placed fourth in the state contest at Austin. Doris Zirkel came out as city champion in the Pan-American Oration Contest. This year, Bette Ruth Williams and Logan Smiley were winners in the Pan- American Oration Contest, each receiv- ing awards of five dollars. Represent- ing the school in declamation were Elmo Ferguson, W h o recited "Our Shield of Freedom" by H. H. Schlacht, and Virginia Fullerton, Whose selection was "What ls America?" by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. Virginia won the City Championship, while Elmo placed second. Extempore representatives for this year were Bette Ruth Williams and Dallas Thacker, who placed second in the city. lnnovations introduced into Speech I and ll this year were the San lac Swing on the eve of the spring holiday and the presentation by Mrs. Roselle of intra-mural trophies of silver B's for the best declaimers in Speech l and the best interpreters of dramatic reading in Speech ll. These new features bid fair to become traditions and have al- ready stimulated tremendous interest in platform speech. Dallas Thacker and Bette Ruth Williams, ex- tempore speakers, Elmo Ferguson and Virginia Fullerton, declaimers. Bette Ruth Williams and Logan Smiley, City Champions in Pan-American Oration Contest. Page 114 7fze ' ' 'Wefialaecf " .f ,- -...X.-, Debate-the "offgivence" of hot air-the essence of personality-the ruination of all peace and har- mony in Brackenridge. Thus fulfilling the definition of debate, the over-enthusiastic radicals of the debate class began another successful C?l year of philosophical cogitations Cwise thinking'?D. Seriously speaking, however, the debaters worked hard under their very able coach, Miss Betty Ieanne Dobbins, and learned that all their work was not in vain. The debate teams participated in some eight intra-state tournaments during the fall and spring seasons. These were the Austin lnstitute, Taylor, Austin, Baylor University, Yoakum, Houston, Alamo Heights, and San Marcos tournaments. Carolyn Strum, Mary Faith Taylor, Volney Ellis, and lsrael Babinowitz debated in all the finals in these tournaments. Eight teams entered the Yoakum tournament, of which five got in the finals. Five teams entered the Alamo Heights tournament, of which two were in the finals. The girls' "A" team, Carolyn Strum and Mary Faith Taylor, were victorious in the Alamo Heights tourna- ment, which rewarded them with a cup. The San Marcos tournament was the last one attended. Sixteen debaters entered and received exceptionally good ratings. Those who participated with a superior rating were lsrael Babinowitz and Mary Faith Taylor. Those who rated excellent were Volney Ellis, Carolyn Strurn, Logan Smiley, Fay Crawford, Carroll Hawkins, and Donald Berkebile. The debaters cover- ed nearly 2,000 miles, with the boys' and girls' "A" teams Winning over 80 '70 of their debates. Congratulations are in order to those debaters who did so well during their first year of debate. The class is proud to announce that such students as Annabelle Sullivan, Colleen Benson, Imogene Tampke, Max Brunneman, Ed- ward Foy, Delores Halsell, H. P. Butler, , Bobby Snipes, Bob Stapleton, and Alton Grimm make up the group. The class regretted to lose Mary lane Elley, Billy Gerhardt, and Dell Davis at mid-term. The debaters are a self-reliant group who earn the money they spend on debate trips. Through the very success- ful annual "Dancing Meter Prom," the students raised approximately Sl00.00 which has paid their expenses on trips. lf you are eager to reach new heights join the most individual group in Brackenridge-the debaters. -Volney Ellis and Mary Faith Taylor. This was an easy pose, debaters are always full of hot air. They almost float.-"Thats pretty good chicken, eh Volney?-Caroline and Mary Faith after winning the champion- ship at the Alamo Heights Tournament. Notice that "Championship grin." - Tournament bound. Was it Austin, Taylor, Yoakurn, or another of the eight? - Logan-our con- tortionistl - Debate Squad. lst Row: Ellis, Rabinowitz, Strum, Taylor,, Halsell. 2nd Row: Hawkins, Butler, Benson, Sullivan, Davis, Gerhardt. 3rd Row: Smiley, Grimm, Foy, Brunnemann, Tampke, Stapleton, Berkebile. Page 115 F .Zim e Ziqfzlfi fad aniian l. Lanier Assembly: Where Book Week was celebrated with "Information Please." 2. Texas Day Assembly: A patriotic pageant entitled "Periods of Progress." 3. Texas Day Assembly: Celebrated Texas lndependence day and the fall of the Alamo. 4. Christmas Assembly: Betty Ruth Williams told the story of "The Poinsettia." Tradition, inspiration, aspiration, and innovation play a great role in the dramatic events of Bracken- ridge High School. Tradition set the stage for "The Purple Parade," that snappy show of three one-act plays which always starts off our dramatic season with a bang. "The Professor Boarsu opened the show, in which the actors were Albert Allee, Iacquelyn Alford, Violet Russell, Anne Hugmann, and Peggy lane Carver. A lively little comedy entitled "Cleaned and Pressed" starred our Brackenridge High School Henry Aldrich, Alphonse Huffaker. Other actors in the cast were Edith Frazer, Paul Graham, Doris Fehrmann, Gloria Maye Pugh, and Ioy Allen. Q The third play-"Star Struck" gave a glimpse of Hollywood and the dizzy way it lives. The actors were Mary Louise Simmons, Betty Belle Iohnson, Lou Sue Cornibe, Dorothy Mosely, Mary Ruth Askin, Frances Lear, lane Baker, lessie Harper and Evelyn Catan. Yes, "The Purple Parade" was a bang in more ways than one. Miss Dickey, our director, was accident- ally knocked down on the stage at the matinee, and suffered a broken hip. "The show must go on," so Miss Dickey came back to the night performance and saw the show through. After a three months' stay in the Santa Bosa Hospital, Miss Dickey came back on February 2. The spring term teemed with all types of shows. Two matinee performances were given by the Dramatics I classes. The following actors, who were contesting for the lntrarnural Silver UB" did a fine piece of work: Frances Bailey, Mary Etta Campbell, Charlene DeViney, Mary lane Elley, Betty Io Elms, lack Fraser, Robert Geisler, Page 116 4 Behind me fwzzrffl l. Texas Day Assembly: Kenneth Iackson as Dr. l. Q. conducts a quiz program on Texas History. Miss McCallum's Texas History class produced the quiz program. 2. , Purple Parade: Warren Lustre as "Uncle Sam" sang "Any Bonds Today." The tableau' represents 'the War-torn countries of Europe. 3. The Senior play class rehearses "Once and for All." 4. Christmas Assembly: The Manger Scene. A Patricia'Gerfers, Iackie Mae Graef, Lucille Hildebrandt, Margaret Ann Hill, Bobby Sue Iackson, Bernard Kalensher, Ieannette Lovell, lean Krueger, Betty Lou Noll, Rell Scott, Eugene Small, Alfred Sosa, Bay Thom- son, and Geraldine Went. From Period lll Were: lane Bell, Wilmetta Butler, Etta Louise Brand, limmy Edenburn, Etta Glyn Gilpin, Margaret Bose Holekamp, Nona Hutchins, Kenneth Iackson, Boyd Kaplan, Dorothy Lee Mather, Cecil Puryear, Marilyn Rubottom, E'lane Yantis, Addie Lee Liedecke, and Shirley Plowman. The Senior Play, "Once and For All," Was an innovation for Brackenridge. An elaborate stage set de- picting a dead-end street in a large city furnished the background for a good play, Hundreds of B. H. S. students have taken part in our colorful assemblies of 1941-1942. Constitution Day, September l8, inspired the Dramatics classes with ideas for a Constitution Day As- sembly. Tableaus depicting the Four Freedoms, then the "Pledge to the Flag," and "The Americans Creed" all stirred our hearts with a deeper love for our great land. The Lanier's Book Week Assembly took the formf. of "Information Please," whetting the intelligence of the audience with questions concerning good books. 'L A Thanksgiving Assembly and a beautiful Christmas program followed the traditions of Brackenridge. Brackenridge Thespians produced an elaborate pageant celebrating March 2. "Periods of Progress" re- viewed the highlights of Texas history. Page 117 im Seniau 'lense ancf fa-4 Nfl" 1. Mrs. Bilge demands clothes line be removed. Z. The Chorus girls strut their stuff. 3. The entire community welcomes Nick home. 4. Stew Vanzo accuses Arnold Rice of leading the luke box racket. The Senior Play, "Once and For All" Was an innovation for Brackenridge. An elaborate stage set de- picting a dead-end street in a large city furnished background for a good play. Scenes for "Once and For All" were laid in an apartment courtyard of a big city where several families were brought together in friendship while they shared the fears and hopes, the joys and sorrows of one an- other. The mixture ot crime, sorrow, love, and comedy kept constant excitement in the audience. The cast was composed of the best dramatics students, including George Harcourt, Doris Fehrmann, Frank Scott, Charles Carolus, lohnny Reininger, Lou Sue Cornibe, and Frances Lear. Also Mary Louise Sim- mons, Warren Lustre, Wendell Phillips, Beatrice Luna, Richard Smith, Rachel Fahrenthold, Violet Russell, Kathleen Edwards, Bobbye Sue lackson, lacqueline Alford, lay Alkire, Celia Ellis, Betty Ann Lockhart, Wesley Walker, Rudy Flores, and Elmo Ferguson. So natural was the acting that students thought nothing at all of Frank Scott hugging his mother lLou Sue Cornibel, but how they Ah'd and Oh'd when he kissed Frances Lear, and, of course, the audience thought George Harcourt and Doris Fehrmann were hardest to beat. Another thrill was the fight between lay Alkire and Warren Lustre, when lay knocked Warren head over heels onto the floor. This was as un- expected to the cast as it was to the audience. Page 118 ,mm ., 45,5 my 21 ,T gil 5 n ,L 4. . , ,ff .QR F-55 , :mg A , T83 5. 1, Ez . 1' Jr-iff ' 452, 2,541 ' ,A ?': i X X ix I f I l S I X , f 'E' ,. 5 Z QS fl In A ,HN 7441 annual 6060i X 1 Q Z , Jil s fmaqene 7am7:,ke Sam-m-GAJ4 With the closing of another school year La Retama has passed another milestone. lt has been no easy task to uphold the traditions of the past and attain the standards which in the last twelve consecutive years have placed our annual in the All-American or Superior ranks by the rating of the National Scholastic Press Association. ln spite of the fact that our faithful friend and ad-- visor, Miss Olga Scholz, could not help us with this tremendous undertaking, we met our tasks with courage, knowing that our new advisor, Miss Betty leanne Dobbins, had had much experience. The staff chose as its theme, "Friendship," which is so needed with the world in a turmoil as it is at the present time. Having chosen our theme, we immediately began taking class pictures. ln October, we began our successful sales campaign owing much of our success to Eleanor Thoma, who sold l26 annuals, breaking all previous records, and to Martin Iones, who sold 83 annuals. The staff would like to express our appreciation to our many friends in the Student Council and the Debate Class who aided in this campaign. In March the annual began to take shape as we began mounting the proofs of the lay-outs that Alice Neal, Bertha Grundrnann, Grace Ann McCreless and others had devoted hours to plan- ning and constructing. The copy was typed in the dummy by our untiring and dependable typists, Shirley Maierhofer and Lois Littleton, aided by Frances Budge and Iohanna Huey. During our Page 120 Wm .Ea Refama Page successful ad campaign Allene Aszmann and Mildred Smith became champion ad salesmen. The staff has Worked hard all year but our social side has not been entirely omitted. At Christmas time the annual-salesmen banquet Was held at the Original Mexican Restaurant at which time we presented Eleanor Thoma and Martin Iones with silver trophies. When the copy was sent to press We celebrated our relieved spirits with a picnic. In May the annual Was hostess to the gala formal "All-Publications Banquet" Which is held each year by the Times, Hueben und Drueben, and La Retama staffs for the purpose of announcing the staffs of the following year. Our Working side by side and our recreation has created a stronger feeling of friendship among the staff members. We are hoping our humble efforts will serve as a reminder that inter- national friendship begins With each individual. -Imogene Tampke. LA RETAMA STAFF IMOGENE TAMPKE. .Editor-in-Chiei LOGAN SMILEY. .Business Manager LOIS LITTLETON. . .Circulation Mgr. ALICE NEAL ......,..... Club Editor BERTHA GRUNDMANN . Senior Editor GRACE ANN MCCRELESS Iunior ALLENE ASZMANN. . .Feature SHIRLEY MAIERHOPER Senior MILDRED SMITH ......, Iunior MRS. ZORA MELTON Publications MISS BETTY IEANNE -DOBBINS Faculty Sponsor Editor Editor Typist Typist Treas. Assistants: Frances Budge, Iohanna Huey, Volney Ellis, Bobbye Sue Iackson, Alton Grimm, Annabelle Sullivan, Colleen Benson, Lupe Garza, Pat Maloney. The five winning advisories who had the highest percentage in the taking of class pictures. They are Arthur McDougall, Audrey Faye Scarbrough, Ieannette Lovell, Anna Borer, and Mary Virginia Davis. Our Senior Typist, Shirley, is still pleasant with her tedious job. Purple Iackets and still more Purple Iackets had their pictures taken this day. Miss Dobbins taken oft guard. These four young misses are waiting patiently for the photographer to finish with his last victim. Caught gossiping. This caused the rush at the last ot the season. 121 L+! Annual Jaya ! Every annual salesman and staff member has loads of fun at the "Dinky-Diddle" Banquet. ln case you're Wondering, "dinky-diddles" are little verses dedicated to the staff members and the salesmen. The Banquet was held in the Original Mexican Restaurant. The Salesmen en masse: Front Row. lett to right, Hoentsch, Younger, Luker, Tampke, Saunders, Brauer, Lott. Second Row. left to right, Gerhardt, Neal, Grundmann, Scholz, Thoma, Maierhoter, Tiedtke, and Smiley. Those not pictured were Aszmann, Byler, Burger, Fahrenthold, Gravis, M. Iones, Kizer, Seidemann, Thomson, Wahrmund. These were the energetic students Who scouted the student body for prospective custom- ers in the early months, collected down payments, and tinally collected the completed payments. In honor of the Annual Salesmen, a banquet was held tor them in November when Eleanor Thoma received a first place silver trophy tor breaking all previous sales records With a total ot 126 sales, While Martin lones received second-place trophy, with Al- lene Aszmann close behind him in number ot sales. Page 122 Slay ai WMA ,3 if 'Q A. "sq ,,A . , it H .M g g i . , ,f 905 111168 Q Q? t p p A V V ffiiiti SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, resize p i NG, 5 I s I i a I 'I . "l"' Q ,A A ff Lorene Chaifin is earnestly measuring styrnie type and column inches while Barbara Iean Schwartz, Pat Maloney and Genevieve Flores are preparing material and the Gray Twins, Dorothy and Dorrace, are editing and censoring the paper Page 123 aa 'fl deal aiaul' 12' in u7f1.e 7imwL" Winning 975 points out of a possible IOUO in the Quill and Scroll honor rating, The Times set o rapid pace in the fall under the Editorship of Betty Grisham. The first edition of the new term was entitled "The Tiny Times," and was only about one-half as ff at a large as the regular edition. Each student in B. H. S. received free a copy of "The Tiny Times" as an inducement to subscribe to The Times. Next in the Way of recognition for the paper came a Certificate of Honor from I. L. P. C. Entries in later Quill and Scroll contests brought prizes in the editorial and feature story Writing divisions through Grisham and Genevieve Flores. Betty In the mid-term election Betty Belle Iohnson was named editor for the spring term, and she and her staff took over. Entering an "Advertising for Defense" campaign, The Times ran a full page of advertising under the heading, "America Answering," and submitted it to the contest. The annual April Fool edition was printed on paper of a ghastly green color. As usual, it was filled with jokes and "April Foolishnessf' I FALL TERM V BETTY GRISHAM ...., ...... E ditor-in-Chief HELEN STRASSL ..,.. ..... M anaging Editor I ALICE RILLING .....,......... Feature Editor i BETTY BELLE IOHNSON .....,. Society Editor BARBARA BURGER ........,.. R.O.T.C. Editor MAXINE GILLIAM ......... Publicity Manager DORRACE GRAY MISS LENA MAE ELLIOTT ......,.... S MRS, ZORA MELTON ..,.., .... S SPRING TERM GERALDINE DAVIS I sARAH MARTIN MARGARET CROW . . . .Circulation Managers DOROTHY GRAY MARY IANE ELLEY. .,.,..... Exchange Editor GLORIA DE BORD ......... Business Manager ponsor ponsor BETTY BELLE IOHNSON ....... Editor-in-Chief DOROTHY GRAY ..........., Associate Editor DORIS RAE BEARD .,....... Managing Editor PAT MALONEY ......, .,... S ports Editor DORRACE GRAY .,.... ..... N ews Editor GENEVIEVE FLORES .......... Feature Editor BARBARA IEAN SCHWARTZ. . .Society Editor DOROTHY TREYBIG I ' -. ..C1TCUlGIlOH Managers . . . ,Business Managers LORENE CHAFFIN ,.,.,..... Exchange Editor GLORIA DE BORD ,..,........... Bookkeeper CHARLENE DE VINEY .,..... .,.. A rt Editor MISS LENA MAE ELLIOTT ...,. .... S ponsor MRS. ZORA MELTON ......,, .... A uditor "Going to Press." Something to smile about. Page 124 lst Row, left to right: Garcia, Greer, Ladd, Read, Strassl, Cook, De Viney, Beard, Ern, Willis, Martin, Elley, Randall. 2nd Row: Gordon, Campbell, Morse, Burger, Davis, Schmitt, Crow, Wilson, Pugh, Grisham, lohnson, Samayoa, Schwartz, Chaffin, Drew, Reese, lcke. Straining harder and harder to reach perfection in The Times, Miss Lena Mae Elliott, sponsor, Betty Belle, and the hard-working staff used a new type of headline in the paper. This new style proved very satisfactory. At the end of the year, in the latter part of May, the traditional All Publications banquet was held, in which workers on all Brackenridge publications participated. The new staff members for next fall were announced, several gold loving cups were presented, and a medal was given to the outstanding B. H. S. journalist of the year. And so, leaving a trail of outstanding accomplishments behind them, the sponsor, editors, and staffs for the Fall and Spring terms of l94l-l942 bade farewell to their beloved publication and went forward to higher fields of journalism, leaving The Times in hands ful- ly capable of raising it to even higher successes. -Betty Grisham and Betty Belle Iohnson. 'lla ' Becallwzfi " f Page 125 if mitmim rutmz -lr The staff of the Hueben and Drueben proudly looking over a copy of their newspaper. FALL 1941 STAFF SPRING 1942 STAFF DORIS WARDEN .......,...... Editor-in-Chief DORIS WARDEN ..,,.......... Editor-in-Chief LEROY MAXFELDT ........ Business Manager HELEN SCHAFER ..,....,. Business Manager FRANCIS STEIGER .... .... F eature Editor FRANCIS STEIGER ,,........ Circulation Mgr. WERNER WARDEN ...,.. ..... S ports Editor ORA MAE FRUDENBERG ...... Society Editor MISS LEILET RICHTER ........,...... Sponsor i MISS LEILET RICHTER .............,. Sponsor Listen, my children, and you shall hear the sigh of the 1942 Staff of Hueben und Drue- ben as We drop our pencils and realize that at last We have reached our goal, which was that of successfully publishing the six issues of I-lueben und Drueben, although handicapped by a small membership. Due to the cooperation of the staff, the fine guidance of Miss Leilet Richter and the loyal support of the German Club, the fifteenth year of the publication of I-lueben und Drueben has been completed. This German publication presents Brackenridge school life to its subscribers, the German students of Brackenridge and the German speaking people of San Antonio. Each issue had a particular theme, such as the Christmas in different lands, Valentine, Easter, and the Senior issue. The staff consisted of: Helen, our prize go-getter of advertisements, Ora May, the Writer of our more intellectual articles, Francis, Who has received many a bribe, because he can handle the scandal section better than any girl We could have obtained, Leroy, Who is the shyest Writer We have seen, Werner, the Wise-cracking sports editor, and the editor, yours truly. The staff of 1942 steps aside with the best of Wishes for the 1943 staff and says "Auf Wiedersehenf' -Doris Warden. i f aqaelen cf fbfzuefen -dig Page 126 Sf" g , xx, .f I 1 y MN climb -- Q "x"c"4xJ A A u W.jn,1-!,.'w,.7,f'1' "ji" 'jf 1 i I K . - X - -A ff- , J r- J--,x'xLll":7' I fx' b IQQNQ. x.Q,B,-'I' M hlallz gm' ly,.54.t Vx , gin!-2 ' ' . , td -'P-A" , A Q L 4 x in ,VL I f V J. a -' ' I 1 L, In sim. 'Z - - K YN I X, Via . . F UP!" ' 4 A ,r xi W7 'I ' - t-X sf l.-- RN V.: it uf it . Z V gn 616' A . X X ir? lxy. ,, is ,. , . igj, ij? 'Q 'g f 0-' Q , I kviwfys Pykx 5":'fJQ 'if 'M'-. A Vw M , Q ' - r xii . LX . E,u,,rv ' x C fy x LQ!! ,fy-9" 1 ' x. 'rx . ,gf M' 'ff - I U s'SAfl'AJX"' 9 f 'I Z? Zyqzib M"Jjx" . - as LM-.L ff V , f , Q'f!'i' ' f " fj,,bL,u J MW' Ml"'h fW MW my' . XM U X ' My . . MX xx X 1 x fl f A Q' . S . 4 5 'NJ 5 S 1 X Al, l A444 ' 1 LN LC X X if -' S ?, se ' .. X Mala ae am me GIRLS' GLEE CLUB Top Row: Easton, Gon- zales, Wilkins, Teverbough, Banfield, Harrison, Castillo, Nixon, Bird, Duke. 2nd Row: Hully, Robinson, Blackwell, Stapper, Moore, Terraza. 3rd Row: Hankins, Delz, Earl, Brem, loyner, Stud- halter, Theis, Fuentes. GIRLS' CHORUS Top Row: Flanigan, Furlow, Campbell, Neiman, Neath- erlin, Aiken, Ludwig, Voight, Bare. ' 2nd Row: Reuter, Elms, Santos, Robinson, Fraire, Bravo. 3rd Row: Fletcher, Wiley, Schaefer, Luna, Ellis, At- kins, Bartels, Terrill, Rivas, Fern, Larsen, Amacker, Parker, Young. Eva Io Lawler at the piano. Future famous composers may someday say they got their start in the Harmony class of Bracken- ridge. They learn to write melodies in the Harmony class and then to harmonize these melodies. The beginners' Girls' Chorus is a course to train for advanced work given in the Mixed Chorus and advanced Girls' Chorus. Many fine soloists have been developed in Among those winning First Division at the State and Edmund Chavez from the Mixed Chorus. Always the final work of the group is to ercises. All in all, the Vocal Department has seen a which came up. all classes much to the joy of Mrs. Ida Collins, director. Contest this year were Iewel McConnell, Warren Lustre participate in the commencement and graduation ex- most successful year, in spite of the many difficulties They aimed high, seeking to cultivate a love for, and appreciation of good music, and they feel that they attained that aim. Page 128 X 1 woffun' ' HJ! Jlufn t Es, 5 Here's a scene from the "Womanless Wedding" Which, by the way, was a big success. What's Wrong, Kenneth? Don't you like your lovely wedding gown? Top Row: Rogers,l..orenzen, McConnell, Baker, Gowan, Evins, Stahl, Miles, Garza, Bates, Hoentsch, Shapiro, Carter, R o b i n s o n, Lustre, Iackson, Strassl, Pury e ar, Farris, Stapleton. -n 2nd Row: Martinez, Weiden- teld, Moore, Scarnato, Sald- ino, Loveless, Crumrine, Olson, Obregon, Heye, Studhalter, Cortinas. . The Girls' Advanced Glee Club spent a very active year under the direction of Mrs. Ida Collins. Each member enjoyed singing in the assemblies on Armistice Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. The Christmas Assembly Was most outstanding. The Chorus sat in the balcony While tableaux of various beautiful scenes of Christmas Were presented on the stage. The hymns sung by the chorus added to the beauty ot the tableaux. After attending the State Contest and Festival, the chorus Was rated first division, and Eva Io Lawler, our soprano soloist, also Won first division. On our list of activities Were singing at Ir. Federation meetings, Army Post, the U.S.O., and the Army Y. Our Dance and Concert was a big event of the school year. Our garden party tor the graduating seniors Was enjoyed by all. ln the best American Way possible the Vocal Department does all Within its power to show that "Music Hath Charms." With such activities as entertaining on Armistice, Thanksgiving and Christmas, chalked up against them, the Mixed Chorus got a start and soared to Victory after entering the Music Contest at the Spring Festival in San Marcos in April, Winning First Division in everything attempted. Page 129 I X ,f 0 sx L' f Shake up Me Bancf ! Ray Balhorn Cordell Bramble Glenda Brown Howard Bumbaugh Iames Carney Betty Lou Cassida Roy Clark Marjorie Clothier Bill Cobb Edward Conring Eloy Cortez Curtis Crumrine Mary F. Dean Carroll DeWitt Sal:-aol Bamf pafiannel Drum Majors: Dorothy Lee Mather and Adine Lothringer Melba Dullnig Mildred Ellis Iames Eng Charles Ford Edna L. Ford Robert Geissler Billy Gerhardt Margaret Gibbs Iames Gullett Charles Haas Henry Hein Howard Hormuth Alphonse Huffaker Louise Hurt Robert Iordahl Ray Katzmark Marian Kellems Phillip Kosub Mary Leach Frances Lear Margaret Halliday Ioe Lear Dora Mae Hamilton Roger Lee Billy Harvin Adeline Liediclc Io Nan Luttringer Rose Mary Malonzen Mary L. Mathews David McGale Billy Miller Martin Moody Eva lean Morse Boyd Mullin Roy Norton Earl Overton Emogene Reynolds Murray Roberts Melvin Ross Fred Rotzler Beverly Salazier Ernest Seidemann Mary Louise Simmons Eula Mae Smith Herman Stephens C. B. Sumrall Dallas Thacker George Tietze Dorothy Trebig Wilbur Wood Oneeta Wright Marian Yeager Dorris E. Young What is more completely American than the stirring marches or sober, retiring overtones of a peppy marching band such as that of Brackenridge High School? Each member of the band is feeling more and more his part in the National Defense Program. This mu- sical organization is planning to play, and has played at many defense and civic programs throughout the year, for instance, the Teachers' Convention, Football Games, Iunior College Drive, many parades, the Presi- dent's Ball, and entertaining the boys in the armed forces of our country With concerts of various types. This year the Brackenridge Band, consisting of eighty members, has shown its willingness to cooperate and make a better band by being considered one of the finest organizations ever directed by our alert and competent leader and friend, Mr. Otto Zoeller. lts repertoire includes the "Finale" from the "New World Symphony," "An American Rhapsody," "Em- blem of Unity," and many others of like character. With these inspirational pieces and our dynamic director, the Brackenridge Band is looking forward to coming through with flying colors in the contest, which is, for the first time, a combination of the National and State music meets to be held in San Antonio, May lst of this year. -Glynda Bess Brown. Page 130 lgaachenfzifge Uachefiha X Billy Cavness Roy Clark Marjorie Clothier Carroll DeWitt Farrell Dunlap Celia Ellis School pwfiannef Onice Feille joe Lear Ioycelyn Haelbig Roger Lee Lucille Hinton Marjorie Lehmberg David McGale Howard Hormuth Billy ,Miller Phillip Kosub lean Moore Eva Iean Morse Iulane Patterson Roberta Pugh Evelyn Rossman Fred Rotzler Brackenridge has the smallest orchestra this year that it has ever had. The orchestra has only 32 members. When music was first introduced in the public schools in San Antonio, the orchestras were the largest musical organ- Dorothy Trebig Dorris Wiedenfeld Ruth Wiedenield Betty Lou Wiggins Marian Yeager Marjorie Zimmer izations, and the bands Were very small. In recent years, however, the bands have become larger, and orchestras are much smaller. Members of the orchestra are more serious-minded about music than are the members of the band. Having a small membership, however, did not discourage Mr. Zoeller and the orchestra. This year the orchestra attended the Orchestra Festival in San Marcos. The orchestra is proud of the first division awarded them at this festival. Ioycelyn Haelbig won first division for a violin solo. The number played by the orchestra was "The Bat," by Iohann Strauss. The Brackenridge orchestra, the Austin High School orchestra, and the Southwestern State Teachers' College orchestra played at the festival. The numbers rendered by the combined orchestras were "The Secret Marriage" and the "First Move- ment" from Haydn's "Fifth Symphony." The combined orchestras also ac- companied a chorus of about 500 voices in a "Love's Divine" program. Besides playing in the festival the orchestra also has played for many assemblies and programs held at Brackenridge. The Purple Parade, the Music Revue, and the Senior Play, are but a few of the programs. The orchestra also played for the National P. T. A. Convention this year. -Charles Ford. Page 131 OTTO ZOELLER Conductor Drum cmd Bugle Corps, left to right:-Myrtle Neeper, Ianie Martin, Zita Bravo, Pauline Orosco, Dora Mae Hamilton, Dorothy King, Lucille Pantuso, Mildred Barr, Geraldine Went, Adine Lothinger, Mary F. Dean, Margaret Gibbs, Onetta Wright, Patricia Boden, Margaret Lee, Betty Moreland, Hazel Teague, Laura Valclespino. Accordion Band. left to right: -Charles Ford, Shirley Iwig, Beverly Salazier, Earlene Benke, Wendell Phillips. fbfuam and Bugle ecvlpfi Another ot the fine musical organizations in Brackenridge is the Drum and Bugle Corps. This year in- stead ot having an all-girl Drum and Bugle Corps, boys were added to increase the membership. Though not a large organization, every member Worked very hard to enter the contest on May 1. This year the Corps is lead by the never-tiring Drum Major, Adine Lothringer. l-lere's hoping the Brackenridge Drum and Bugle Corps will keep up the good spirit they have now and may they grow stronger every year. ln October of 1939, Mr. Zoeller organized the first high school accordion band. When tirst organized, it consisted ot about 13 members. Though this year's band is lacking in quantity, it is not lacking in quality. The group is made up ot some ot the best accordionists in Brackenridge. Under Mr. Zoeller's tine supervi- sion, they played a variety ot both popular and classical music, as Well as some stirring marches. At the beginning of the year Charles Ford was chosen to be the Student Leader. The accordion band has played for many civic bodies, clubs and organizations in San Antonio as Well as many programs and assemblies at Brackenridge. The accordion is taking its place in the bands and orchestras all over the country. 'Page 132 , - W I, . ,AW . .. . - The B.H.S. Band on Armistice Day. Pepping up the team at the Austin game. R.O.T.C. Bcmd, left to right: -Capt. Billy Miller, lst Lieut. Billy Gerhardt, lst Lieut. Roy Clark, Alphonse Huttalcer, lst Lieut. loe Lear, 2nd Lieut. Howard Hormuth, 2nd Lieut. Henry Hein, Znd Lieut. Charles Ford. Second Row:-Staff Sgt. Ray Katzmark, lst Sgt. Charles Haas, Ernest Seidemann, lames Gullett, Roy Norton, Fred Rotzler, Curtis Crumrine, Martin Moody, Sgt. David McGale, George Tietze. Third Row:-Edward Schmidt, Iames Eng, Bill Cobb, Melvin Ross, Ray Balhorn, Wilbur Wood, Sgt. Robert Geissler. Fourth Row:-C. B. Sumrall, Herman Stephens, Howard Bumbaugh, Sgt. Roger Lee, Bill Harvin, lames Carney. Filth Row:eEloy Cortez, Murray Roberts, Edward Conring, Sgt. Boyd Mullin. fl. 0. 1 8. Bam! Atter an absence ot two years from the military scenes at Brackenridge, the B. O. T. C. Band was re- organized this year. With typically American snap and precision, the band draws the attention and admira- tion ot all onlookers as it steps oft down the tield to the strains ot a stirring march. Headed by Captain Billy Miller and under the direction ot our well-known director, Mr. Otto Zoeller, the band has a statt of seven otticers and contains approximately thirty-tive members. Presenting a picture of military discipline combined with musical ability that is an example to any band, the Braclcenridge B. O. T. C. Band is justly rated as one ot the highest among organizations of its kind. -Carol DeWitte. Page 133 i 'WEKQP Efficiently exercising their duties in their patrois through the provinces of Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police typify the ideals of discipline and training for citizenship which are the goals of the Brackenridge Reserve Officers' Training Corps. Uniformed in hriiiiant red coats, a small hand of Mounties patrol an area the size of our nation, the Dominion of Canada. These northern neighhors of ours, mainly of British and French origin, have many interests and industries. Its lavishly strewn rivers, lakes, and Water- falls furnish cheap power for manufacturing. Huge forest areas create many connected industries such as Iurnher and paper mills. in the large plains areas, wheat, tohacco, corn, and other agricultural products play an important part in the economic life of the country, along with vaiuahie fur farms and fisheries. Already practicing close cooperation and good-ne' - horliness, Canada and the United States, two the greatest producing nations of the world, are hecoming "arsenals for the Democracies." W 2 K QS, 'QQGSQ MILITARY MATES DS Eqrmb iff SERGEANT H. W. MABRY Commandant gunna 14mefLican4 Providing military instruction and discipline for youths who Wish to avail themselves ot its oppor- 'tur1ities, the Brackenridge Cadet Corps, ably guided and' supervised by Sergeant H. W. Mabry, strives to set a correct example for young American man- hood. X :H vi REGIMENTAL STAFF ii s 1 Colonel ez Y-ls ...........PATMcKAY Colonel Sponsor . . . .ALLENE ASZMANN Lt. Colonel . , . . . ,MELVIN KOENIG Lt. Colonel Sponsor . . . . .AUDREY CHIODO Major . . . . . .DICK RESSMANN Major Sponsor . . .DOROTHY CHANEY Major ..L. D. IOHNSON Major Sponsor . . . .BARBARA BURGER Captain ...........lRBYWHITE Captain Sponsor BETTY ANN LOCKHART Captain . . . . . . .HERBERT SPIRO Captain Sponsor .MARY ALICE TIEDTKE Captain Sponsor DOROTHY WURZBACH Captain Sponsor . . . . COLLEEN GILLIAM Page 136' 4 in 156 010600 Since the entrance ot the United States into the great world conflict, it is ot the utmost importance that our nation's youth be trained in Warfare. The Brackenridge Cadet Corps, through federal grants of uniforms, guns, and other supplies, is equipped to give this vital training. -I-Iarvey Senturia. MISS ELIZABETH W. MARTIN E Q Faculty Sponsor iw , FIRST BATTALION STAFF 1 ij' CLeft side Panel? , , 1 Q. . Lt. Colonel . . . . . . IRVIN BENADICT I -W c .- --mt 2 A F I " Lt. Colonel Sponsor I . . . .CARRA LEE BYLER 3 , Major , - V A VA g' I I, ' g H .MILBURN KOTHMANN f "' 3- A I, U if , U A ' 1 ' Major Sponsor i A X - ' .... MARY LOUISE ORR g lst Lt. 26' ,..... RICHARD SMITH A lst Lt. Sponsor , .........ELAINE BARE 2nd Lt. . . . . . . .ROBERT CORBY Znd Lt. Sponsor .........lRENE GARZA SECOND' BATTALION STAFF IRight Side Panell Lt. Colonel . . . . . DAVID WILLIAMS Lt. Colonel Sponsor . . . . , . LORENE I-IAYNIE Major .........IACK BROWN Major Sponsor ,QV ,,-13 A I A ...HHMILDRED SMITI-I g . C W 7 lst Lt. H K ...UEUGENE omxsso lst Lt. S onsor 5,2 f li' t Q . . .ISIARY RosE cAsEY I SLII Znd Lt. , '.-" 5 HFELIX KUSENBERGER I - It I ,J 2nd Lt. Sponsor 4' A 31 , . . . . .WINIFRED WOOD Page 137 A Top Row. left to right: -McKay, Koenig, Benedict, Williams, Thompson, Tope, Brown, Moore. 2nd Row:-Vogt, G. Anderson, I. Anderson, Buller, Burleson, Davis, Dickerson, Ellis. 3rd Row:-Esler, Fruedenberg, Graham, Grasso, Hartung, Hawkins, Hendricks, Hetherington. 4th Row:-lohnson, Iones, Kimmelman, Kinsloe, Koth- mann, Kusenberger, Lustre, Maloney. Sth Row:-Preiss, Reinhard, Ressman, Seidemann, Senturia, Smith, Sonnen, Spiro. Bottom Row:-Struwe, Tingle, Ward, Weynand, White, Wohlschlegel. Under the efficient guidance of the Commandant, Sgt. Henry W. Mabry, and under the able leadership of its Regimental Commanding Officer, Cadet Colonel Pat McKay, one of the greatest and most important organizations in Brackenridge, The United States Reserve Of- ficers' Training Corps, may indeed be proud ot the records established by it during this year. The R. O. T. C., whose importance was re-emphasized by the outbreak of the war, is unique in so far as it is not only a most instructive and highly valuable subject, but also provides most interesting opportunities of various nature for its members. Outstanding among the many occurrences of the year was the volunteering for the Ci- vilian Defense Corps of the entire Regiment, a fact which attracted the attention of out-of- town newspapers. Also, there are to be listed the Armistice and Army Day Parades, the re- view at which commissions were presented to the officers, the farewell review for Captain Mabry, and the annual Field Day, at which awards and presentations were made. Socially speaking, the Non-Com and Regimental Proms also deserve to be mentioned. -Herbert Iohn Spiro. Xu S- adam Pi Pa e 138 FALL TERM ALLENE ASZMANN ...,..... AUDREY CHIODO ,....,,.. DOROTHY CHANEY ..,..,. BARBARA BURGER ...,..... MISS ELIZABETH MARTIN.. SPRING TERM ALLENE ASZMANN ......... AUDREY CHIODO ......... SWEETIE ORR ,... . , . BARBARA BURGER ....,.... MISS ELIZABETH MARTIN.. . . ,Pres. .V. Pres. . . ,Sec'y . ,Treas. Sponsor ...Pres. .V. Pres. . . .Sec'y . .Treas. Sponsor The cadet sponsors, more than ever this year, have a part in the military life of Brackenridge. Realizing only too greatly that a girl's place is not on the front line of defense, the sponsors have taken up First Aid training in order to be of some small service to their country. In the way of entertainment, a tea given to us by Ioske's start- ed the year, followed by the Sponsor-Officer Theatre Party. This social was followed by a Barn Dance given for the Iefferson spon- sors, at which both organizations were presented with S20 worth of defense stamps. Other memorable events included the Armistice Day Parade, Federal Inspection, Pilgrimage to the Alamo, Mothers' Day Review and the Regimental Prom. With Miss Martin as our faculty sponsor, we have attained the goal we set out to accom- plish, friendship among ourselves and our fellow students. -Allene Aszmann, Cadet Colonel Sponsor, Top Row, left to right:-Aszmann, Chiodo, Orr, Burger, Baird, Bare. 2nd Row:-Bartelsg Bledsoe, Buckner, Byler, Casey, Chaney, Davis, M. Domangue, W. Domangue. 3rd Row:-eEstes, Fahrenthold, Fehrmann, Garza, Gibson, Gilliam, Gold- stein, Gravis, Hagopian. 4th Row:-Harris, Haynie, Iohnson, Iones, Kizer, Levin, Lockhart, Lott, Moore. Fifth Row:- Rankin, Riegel, Rum, Rutledge, Sirnmang, Saunders, Scholz, Schubach, Smith. Bottom Row:-Spivey, Tiedke, Tindel, Tobias, Van Wagn, Wood, Woodward, Wurzbach. . 1 1,27 f l5v " lji W nw.. . , i '+I 9 Z ' 'Q :ee N yr - I qnng g .: 2 y rw r t, , Ri l 5 .l E. . if I 'R ' ff I E ,.. ., N N C D - 6 Q V gay, K . .5 1, yyfy Vrkr I i., . x fl KV ,. V. . i Y I . .2 b . ,.....ti 7 I Q .,..'t xl if '. ' Ziff I' . I ' " X " fa'-1, . " .itil r 3, 7 I I , 1 ' - 5 y., f ' I I I iivss I A i -' . i iq -- ff- H , i ' ..:f f -i I-Q I . 2 I , it ' I M., ' f '.-,." ff - I I X-If we it 1' rr I I . Jw' it . f'. I L 'lf' I ff ' 7 ' I l i - . 1 s T' it 7TTI eg Egg feat S25 asf is. 13? ss 4. I iss, ::.i-: '---i , . J I iiii gm . ,..' I S ...I . -- 4, f fl I xV. .. f.s .- A ,. xv is A K-L . .. K I .i,. , , l X . . n A ,. - it ' Z, it . V4 iii Ei n? 1 : I I t I if A A in git " i " ' Y 'Y' . fi I , Q -if ' - Vp xii V . ' L' ' I I If ' I " A I 'rw .1 ' 4 . M I I . f , , " 'ET 6 3121 A gg v x,- . yrg ' .5 g . ' i" i , 1 . , ,,, N I ., l 1 -9: 'Z - Y- V-J I f V if in , g In . , f '- , . ,- E l t A. f . . rss H We .zeiifi2 s steki' ., .YV itxi I . QQ ' I sr 5 I R 'ff I I ' X . mi ' fyiffl , .. y ' ,,.. , in Q., f I H KMA 7 5 ' . I V..-.' 1 I 'Q I ' "-- fi, J ' I 1 f if , L .. , , ft -I Y iiii I y fi ff. me 1 I I O R m Re Page 139 'Q ggi 6 Pwzple Quan! g g i Seated:-Tope, Graham, Spiro, Kothmann, Benedict, Koenig, McKay, Williams, Ressman, Brown, Iohnson, Hetherington, White, I. Anderson. 2nd Row:-Thompson, Morales, Grimm, Silver, McDougal, Thormahlen, Lamb, Lockhart, Quintana, Rabinowitz, Chapman, Lee, Vogt. 3rd Row:-Ellis, Aiken, Seidemann, Freuden- berg, Gordon, Cleveland, Dickerson, Harris, Kusenberger, Esler, Carnal, Davis. 4th Row:-Diehl, Hagen, Stapleton, Stauss, Frazer, Kimmelmann, Selman, Huebner, Blundell, Struwe, Maloney, Moore, Iones. 5th Row:-Preiss, G. Anderson, Baetg, Kinsloe, Grasso, Tietze, Riley, Miller, Balderas, Hendricks, Erler, Ward. Sth Row :- Mueller, Brunnemann, R. W. Smith, VanBuren, Hartung. At the beginning of each school year, all of the most efficient cadets of the Brackenridge Reserve Officers' Training Corps compete for the honor of being members of the Purple Guard. Those selected constitute the best drilled unit in the regiment, under the immediate super- vision of the Regimental Commanding Officer. This year the Purple Guard achieved many outstanding feats under the command of Colonel Pat McKay. At the Open House Night it presented a special precision drill and was also represented by an Honor Guard at the Pilgrimage to the Alamo. The Purple Guard expects to conclude the year successfully with a competition drill with another high school of the city. -Herbert Iohn Spiro. Spmwu Seated:-W. Domangue, M. Domangue, Wood, Chaney, Tiedtke, Orr, Byler, Aszmann, Chiodo, Haynie, Smith, Burger, Woodward, Rum, Goldstein. 2nd Row:-Davis, Rankin, Saunders, Riegel, Moore, Estes, Far- enthold, Levin, Van Wagn, Wurzbach, Hagopian, Bartels, Fehrmann, Garza, Casey, 3rd Row:-Gravis, Spivey, Gilliam, Lott, Wilson, Buckner, Simmang, Bledsoe, Rutledge, lohnson, Schubach, Kizer, Bare, Lock- hart. 4th Row:-Scholz, Tobias, Iones, Tindell, Harris. Page 11,0 fvan-Gamfi y Eg Seated:-Brent, Biegert, Brunnemann, ,kr-te.:,..Huebner, Riley, ,Bge,tz,,Morales, Cleveland, Stapleton, Grimm, Voss, Pratt. 2nd Row:-I. Iones, Bellinger, Weynand, Harris, Hart, Saunders, B. Iones, Lee, Pena, Lamb, Quintana, Rabinowitz, Erler. 3rd Row:-Roessler, Sims, McKinney, Hill, Overall, Hagen,.Allen, Gordon, Frazer, Crane, Smith, Barry, Pantuso. 4th Row:-Blundell, Hodge, Natkin, Smiley, Tietze, Hummel, Miller, Wilson, Means, Ross, Howard, Bowie. 5th Row:-Mueller, Lepick, Van Buren, Stair, Eisenhauer. Each Friday morning at 8:45 the Non Commissioned Officers' Club meets. At the begin- ning of each school term officers are elected and the amount of dues is voted on by the mem- bers. The president and vice president must be Master Sergeants, and the secretary and the treasurer must be First, Technical, or Staff Sergeants. The purpose of the Non-Com club is to prepare its members to take their places as commissioned officers in our R.O.T,C. unit and to provide a social outlet for them. Because of the change from Central Standard time to War Time, meetings were discontinued, and social activities have been few. Under the guidance of our Commandant, Sgt. H. W. Mabry, who has recently been called to active service as a Captain, the Non-Coms have done their part towards the betterment of our Regiment. -Ernest Baetz. FALL TERM SPRING TERM E T BA -sb .... ...... P resident ...... ....,. AEIL RICHARD W. SMITH ,... ..... V ice President ...,. ..,. T RlNlDAD MORALES ALTON GRIMM ..... ,... S ecretary .... .... l.. EONARD HARRIS BOB STAPLETON .... ..... T reasurer .... ..... A LTON GRIMM O :z eam cs., nvi- "Send men who can shoot and salute," said General Pershing in l9l7, when he was laboring to mould the American Expeditionary Force into an efficient unit. Today the R.O.T.C. is training the cadets in discipline, tactics, and strategy. The rifle team teaches its members to fire a rifle and gives them experience by practicing. Iust as in World War l, General Pershing needed efficient fighting men, so today we need true Americans to defend our country, homes, and freedom. ln this way the Brackenridge High School Rifle Team, under the able supervision of Sgt. Mabry, is helping America to win over the aggressive powers by develop- ing her boys in the handling of the basic infantry weapon-the rifle. -lack Anderson. Page 141 C O M P A N Y A Sec1ted:- Cleveland, M. Domangue, Dickerson, W. Domangue, Freudenberg, Goldstein, Hetherington, Fahrenthold, Lustre, Wilson, Hawkins, Moore, Corby, Garza, Guajardo. 2nd Row:-Howard, Bomar, Cummings, Boerner, Marroquin, Yturri, Wotlin, Vallier, Long, Quintana, Chapman, Maese, Brantley, Hill, Rotkosky. 3rd Row:-Garza, Alberts, Hauser, Horton, Borrego, Forke, Long, Fred, Trembly, Naranjo, Ussery, Rehlaurg, Ackerman, Robinson. 4th Row:-Mayfield, Peterson, Arnold, Beck, List, Gonzales, Kastrop, Casey, Allen, Ives, Haase, Pertle, Pilton, Peterson, Martin, Iohnson, Howard, Berkebile, Herndon. CHARLES HETHERINGToN .. . ,...,.,.,.,.,,,....., Captain WARREN LUSTRE.. .,,,.,,..... . . . RACHAEL FARENTHOLD ,.... ..... C aptain Sponsor HELEN WILSON ,,,,, ,,,, 2 nd Lf, g1gig2EgE33RG ---'A -----A 1 'i'Li'S'1St U- RAY HAWKINS ....,,.. ,,...,,, .ponsor WALTON DIcKERsoN ..,. ...........,, 2 nd LI. GERALDINE MOORE "'4 Znd Lf MINNIE DOMANGUE ,.,.. ..,, 2 nd LI. Sponsor ROBERT CORBY --AAA '-'---- WINNIE DOMANGUE ...., ..... 2 nd LI. Sponsor IRENE GARZA ..... 2nd LI. 1 N 'Q , 5 IOE voc-:T ..,..,,..., ...,.,...,, c aptain ' 5 GRANT ANDERSON ,... . .,... ....... . MARIORIE scHoLz ,,..,,,. .... c aptain Sponsor 2 DOROTHY MAE SIMMANG ,,.,, rrrr 2 nd Lt MARTIN IONES ........,..,.. I...II..IIII. I st LI. . ,A LEONARD ESLER ,..........,. ...,.,... . . ERANKIE BEA WOODWARD ...,..,..,.. ISI LI. Sponsor VIRGINIA RIEGEL ,.......,,,I..,,..I,, Znd Lt .Znd Lt. Sponsor .Znd Lt. Sponsor .Znd Lt. Sponsor . Znd Lt. Sponsor . Znd Lt. Sponsor Seated:-Lamb, Brent, McKinney, Carter, Anderson, Simmang, Vogt, Scholtz, M. Iones, Woodward, Ester, Riegel, Hagen, Tanksley. 2nd Row:-Ferrero, Chatetz, Ross, Garza, B. Iones, Borden, Muenchow, Chapa, Plowman, Beltran, McDonald, Rosin, Withers, Galleghos, Ouellette, Medrano. 3rd Row:-Wells, Frazier, Stribling, Thomas, Baker, Hugman, Mitchell, Shinski, Stanley, Maier- hofer, Freudenberg, Moye, Coulter, Carroll, Cavender. 4th Row:-McGee, Goodell, Braun, Bretel, Sutphen, Perkins, Gerard, Cook, Balmos, Dresch, Marvin Sexauer, Melvyn Sexauer, Iohn. 5th Row:-Reinke, Fuller, Swayze, Bowie, Means, Sims, C O M P A N Y B Page 142 C O M P A N Y C Seated:-Thormahlen, Rundel, Harris, Struwe, Schubach, Maloney, Fehrrnann, Burleson, Saunders, Wol, Davis, Foy, Dinius, Yeglic, Caldwell. 2nd Row:-Srnith, Hall, Howell, Alexander, Kok, Tolle, Wetzel, Reininger, King, Merry, McDougal, H. Zirkel, R. Zirkel, Mundt, Heinze, Frazar, Garms. 3rd Row:-Rosin, Perchess, Rodriquez, Velasco, Lozano, Grasty, Young, Farris, Sosa, Alford, Briscoe, Scallorn, Prudhomme, Deans. 4th Row:-Iellcoat, Iohnson, Rornine, Pulsford, Salmon, Caldwell, Human, Woolridge, Anderson, Martinez, Green, Scallorn. 5th Row:-Echols, Merrick, Koehler, Pruett, Chilcoat, Lawrence. IACK BURLESON .,.. ....... . . . .,,.,....,..,.. Captain KENNETH STRUWE ,,........,,...,..... . . . . IANE SAUNDERS .,.. ..,. C aptain Sponsor PHYLLIS SCHUBACH .... PAT MALONEY ..,... ,,......... I st Lt. IVAN WOHLSCHLEGEL .... DORIS FEHRMANN .... .... I st Lt. Sponsor GERALDINE DAVIS ..,... I THOMAS TOPE ......... ,.......... C aptain LEONARD BULLER ,.....,. ,,,.. IEANETTE KIZER ..,,..,... ..,. C aptain Sponsor SS BETTY BELLE IOHNSON ,,... ..., CHARLES SEIDEMANN ...., ....,,...,. l st Lt. in We EDWARD KINSLOE. . . .. ETTA MARIE BARTELS ,,,..,..,....,.., Ist Lt, Sponsor MARY LOUISE TINDELL 2nd Lt. Znd Lt, .Znd Lt. 2nd Lt .Znd Lt. Sponsor .Znd Lt. Sponsor . 2nd Lt. Sponsor . .2nd Lt. Sponsor Seated:-Kinsloe, Tindle, Seideman, Bartels, Tope, Kizer, Buller, Iohnson. 2nd Row:-de la Garza, Driskell, Ouesenberry, Overall, Carnal, Stapleton, Iordan, Berry, Garcia, Skinner, Nunnelly. 3rd Row:-B. Freedman, Selrnan, Briscoe, Martinez, T. Clark, Smith, Roberts, I-Iall, Mayes, Martin, Terrell, Gillespie. 4th Row:-Blunt, Solomon, Balderas, Allen, Taylor, Saunders, Whitaker, Wisdom, Price, Spradling, L. Freedman, P. Clark. 5th Row:-Branton, Harvey, Kuplernagel, Iairnes, English, Mills. Page 11,3 C O M P A N Y D C O M P A N Y E Seated:-Hartung, Baird, Hendricks, Lott, Graham, Gravis, Ward, Tobias, Grimm, Buckner. 2nd Row:-Roberson, Martinez, Lepiclc, Bellinger, Smiley, Lee, Shelton, O'Mara. 3rd Row:-Ellison, Graeber, Weynand, Ely, Hart, Flores, Hull, Steiger, Monge, Garcia. 4th Row:HCunningham, Ross, Morgan, Cleveland, Iones, Woodward, Gordon, Anderson, Marrs, Ranney, Cobb, Martin. 5th Row:-Mueller, Patton, Van Buren, Wolpman, Rokovich. PAUL GRAHAM ....,...,..,,...,.,,,.............., Captain EDWIN WARD ,,,., CHARLCIE GRAVIS ,.,, ...Captain Sponsor If3I12f?-HPIILOIZIEUNGY - H BILLY HENDR1cKs ..... ,..,. .,.,. 1 s 1 L1. MARY LOUISE BAHsDf- H ROSEMARY Lorr ...,, ,... 1 st Lt, Sponsor MYRTICE BUCKNER ..... 1 X BILLY THoMPsoN ..... ..,,.,,.,.. c aptain IEROME PREISS .... LILLIAN HAGOPIAN ..., ..,. c optom Sponsor A NANCY 1oNEs ...,.,, . IACK ANDERSON ,..... ,..,. . .,,,, 1 st Lf. Gio it ' HARVEY sENTUR1A.., CHARLENE BLEDSOE ...... ,,,...... . lst Lt. Sponsor BILLYE IOYCE RANKIN ......... ,..... ....,...,...2ndLt. 2nd Lt. Sponsor , ...,...,... Znd Lt. Znd Lt. Sponsor Znd Lt. Sponsor .,,,,.,.,...2nd Lt. 2nd Lt. Sponsor ... ,....,... .Znd Lt. ,Znd Lt. Sponsor Seated:-Anderson, Bledsoe, Thompson, Hagopian, Preiss, Iones, Senturia, Rankin. Znd Row:-Alvarez, Silver, Blackburn, Gross, Pena, Miller, Brunnernan, Sereno, Erler, F. Kramer, Rabinowitz, Carrillo, Roma, Braddock. 3rd Row:-Forsage, Hildebrand, Iones, Luker, Cole, Chambers, Stevenson, W. Kramer, Stauss, Brown, De Leon, Castro, Nell. 4th Row:-Zigler, Washburn, Iohn- son, Brooks, Frazer. C O M P A N Y F Page 144 C O M P A N Y G Seated:-Weynand, Spivey, Reinhard, Van Wagn, Ellis, Estes, Sonnen, Harris. 2nd Row:-Bouble, Lenz, Outlaw, Culwell, Blundell, Baker, Voss, Wilson, Roesler, Harding, Eavella, Srnith. 3rd Row:-Young, Alford, Nelson, Pantuso, Stovall, Stoeltje, Sanders, Bellah, Slinkard, Rangel, Garcia, Moreno. 4th Row:-Moody, McDowell, Biddy, Vallier, Sawers, Morgan. VOLNEY ELLIS ..,....., , ..,.,...,..,.,...,.....,.., Captain BOB SONNEN ...........,, .....,.......,..... , .Znd Lt, PATSY ESTES ......,... .... C aptain Sponsor BETTY IO HARRIS ....., ..,. 2 nd Lt. Sponsor ERNEST REINHARD .....,.. .....,...., I st Lt. ROBERT WEYNAND ,..., ,.,.,..... . 2nd Lt. REINETTE VAN WAGN ...,. . , .lst Lt. Sponsor IUANITA SPIVEY. ,...,, 2nd Lt. Sponsor I ii A .! VERNON MOORE ..,..... ,..,....... C aptain 21 5 ABE KIMMELMAN ,..,. ,,,....... . 2nd Lt. BETTY Lou RUTLEDGE .,,,, ..., C qpiqm sponsor CAROL LEVIN .,.,r .r,.. 2 nd Li. sponsor DELL DAVIS ............., ......,....,. I st Lt. 'h' - LESLIE TINGLE ,... ...,,,..., . 2nd Lt. MARY RUM ,.....,,,.,.......,,,.,..... lst Lt, Sponsor DORIS GIBSON ..,.......,.,...,...... Znd Lt Sponsor Seated:-Davis, Rum, Moore, Rutledge, Tingle, Gibson, Kimmelman, Levin. 2nd Row:-Entzenberger, Eisenhauer, Stair, Tietze, Huebner, Cook, Ouintero, Navarro. 3rd Row:-Nickle, Saldano, Deering, Crane, Gornez, Hoyer, Richards, Flannery, Rutledge, Zintgratf, Wagner, Ionas. 4th Row:-I-lodge, Price, Real, P helton, Gieb, Wilson, Pratt, Eichler, Vargas, Wiley. 5th Row:- Austin, Aiken, Warden, Hummel, Natkin. X -. Page 145 C C M P A N Y H if sf 1. Medal Winner, Israel Rabinowitz. Lucky boyl 2. B.H.S. regiment passing in review. 3. The colors before our new reviewing stand. 4. Outstanding cadets and sponsors. 5. Parade rest at noon-day. 6. Audrey presents Iane with a medal. :H 9 , :EE . ima.: Page 1.46 0' a Q rig. 4 7 Maada f H l. The Sponsors rnorch in ot P.T.A. open house. 2. Purple Guards to otttention. 3. Expert drilling by Co. F. 4. Sponsors Wcitch their lines. 5. Rolnkin, Sounders, ctnd Woodword proudly receive their meddls. 6. Melvin Koenig seems to be interested in his pctrtner. 7. Irvin Benedict receives his commission. , i. Lui, Page 1.47 l. A farewell gift for Capt. Mabry. 2. Co. l-l passes by in Armistice Parade. 3. The four colonels, David, Pat, Melvin, and lrvin. 4. Allene is having trouble. 5. Pat receives a handshake from Mr. Stutsman. 5. Capt. Mabry bids farewell. 7. Here comes Brackenridgel :- 1 53 . 5 Page 148 7fze pafzcacfe 3- s.-Q: uri. l. Second Battalion Staff in the Armistice Day Parade. 2. Audrey and Melvin lead the Way. B. H. S. Band follows. 3. Allene and Pat are there too. 4. The Parade ends in front of the Alarno. .ll ,. an ' ., , .v 4, Page 149 Amid excitect shouts oi encouragement from loyal spectators, the colorful toreador engages in ttie national sport of Mexico, the Inuit-fight. From tile general atmosphere we could almost believe ourselves in a football stadium cheering ttie Brack- enridge Eagles on to victory. An interesting nation ot ancient pyramicts, temples, beautiful parks, picturesque cities and customs, Mexico has a culture all its own ttlat proves fascinating to tile visitor. QM-Wise E412-IV' T77 PALS OF PLAY The Indian, descending from ancient Maya and Aztec triloes, clings to his primitive IIlCth0dS of cultivation of corn, coffee, sugar, and fruits on the hillside farms. The more progressive mestizo, of mixed Indian and white heritage, has introduced industry, manufacturing, and progressive reforms into tile Mexican civilization. Let us salute our Hamigosn from "south of the border" who have displayed their friendship through an increasing exchange of culture, students, and commodities between tile two nations. In Brackenrictge We gain an appreciation of their language, customs, and an acquaintance with our Spanish-speaking neighbors daily in our classes. be , Q- iv' 1 ,- . ,V+ Q, "A" TEAM Completing a very excit- ing season, the Eagles finish- ed second in very tast Dist- rict l5-AA competition. Losing to the Austin Maroons by a score ot 7-U in a Very close and hard tought con- test, the Birds, thereby, lost the district title. Congratula- tions are extended to Fore- hand's boys for a very tine season which turnished one ot the toughest schedules of any team in the state. Lett ot V-George Harcourt, full- back. Right of V-lay Alkire, quarterback. Middle of V- Lloyd Rogers, center. Milton Morgan, tackle Fred Crawford, guard First Row. left to right:-Herbert Winkler, guard, Ernest lirnenez, tackle, Charles Granato, guard, Angel Comparin, back, Lloyd Rogers, center, Milton Morgan, tackle, Iimrnie Rinearson, back, Fred Crawford, guard. Second Row:-Bobby Snipes, back, Norman Pegg, tackle, lames Strong, back, Richard Ellis, back, Iay Alkire, back, Bobby Wilson, back, Grant Anderson, end, George Harcourt, back. Third Row:-Kenneth lackson, tackle, Dan Garza, end, Hugh Berry, tackle, Eugene Huebner, center, lack Nipper, center, lack Daniels, end, LeE1iQg2ef-2f1d- "A" TEAM B.H.S. l3-Robstown . . ... U B.l-l.S. 32-Laredo . . .. . 6 Bl-l.S. 7-San lacinto . . . l3 B.l-l.S. O-Austin . . . . . , . 7 B.H.S. O-Amarillo . . 6 B.l-l.S. O-Lubbock . . ...25 B.l-l.S. U-McAllen . . .... l9 Bl-l.S. 40-Tech . . . , . . U B.H,S. l9-Tivy . . . .. U Bl-l.S. l3-Ieti .. .. ... U l First Row. left to right:-Dreiss, back, Karcher, back, Steffler, back, Schessler, back, Palmer, tackle, Vancey, center, Gowen, guard, Bravo, end, Cook, tackle. Second Row:-Thompson, guard, Cadena, back, Loper, back, Whidden, back, Erfurth, back, Quintana, tackle, Koehler, end, Ezell, back, Van Buren, tackle. Third Row:-McGee, back, Barsch, center, Tom, center, Davenport, tackle, Chestnut, end, Swayze, tackle, Gabitsch, end, Quintanilla, end. "B" TEAM B.H.S. .... ,... C rystal City ......, , , B.H.S St. Anthony. , . Bl-l.S Central . . .. . BHS. ..., Peacock . . . BHS Austin . . . B.H.S Tech . . . . Bl-LS., . . . lefferson . . . xx ' 5 if E 5 , I , . 5 "B" TEAM Possessing few letter men and OI comparatively small team, the Brackenridge "B" Team experienced the most discouraging season they have had in many years. Coach Sinclair, serving his first year at Brackenridge, found that a lack of ex- perience was all too costly to the team. William Cadena and Hector Bravo sparked the squad throughout the season. Left of V-limmie Rinearson, half-back. Right of V-Angel Comparin, full-back. Middle of V-Eugene Huebner, center. Herby Winkler, guard Charles Granato, guard Wilson, half-back, rounds left right end With Pegg, quarterback, and Harcourt, fullback, leading the interference. Left of V-Richard Ellis, back. Right of V-Bobby Wilson, back Center of V-lack Nipper, center. Bottom of V- Kenneth Iackson, tackle. ea, sexe .1 Harcourt sweeps left left end led by Morgan, tackle. lackson, tackle, is on guard. l I X .Li s r Cheering from the bench We find left to right: Nipper, Strong, Irvin, Forehand, Iimenez, and Snipes. Leslie Germer, end, Ernest Iirnenez, tackle, Dan Garza, end, 'N K, .7 X. X 3 ff The coaches talk things over with their rough- playing bunch of Brack- enridge Eagles. lay Alkire tackled, Ex treme left, Richard Ellis and in background No. 44, Iackson, No. 29 Harcourt, and No, 4U, Huebner. O 0 ,JP ln the huddle, lett to right, Norman Pegg, Charles Granato, Milton ., Morgan, Eugene Hueb- ner, Grant Anderson thiddenb, Leslie Germer, Bobby Snipes, Angel Comparin, lames Strong, George Harcourt, lirnrnie Rinearson. Grant Anderson, end, Hugh Berry, tackle, lack Daniels, end. Lett ol V-lames Strong, back. Right ol V-Bobby Snipes back. Middle ot V-Norman Pegg, guard. 5.. .4i. .rivy . . . Z2 S.. 22. .Austin . .37 l.S...l9 lett ..., 33 l.S...l1l..Tech...l5 BASKETBALL GAMES AND SCORES B.l'l.S.. .3O. .Tivy . . . Sl B.ll.S.. .l6. .Austin . .47 29. .Laredo . '20 o . l5 B.l'l.S... .S.. .55. .Lared B.l'l.S.. .l9. .Tech. . .l8 BHS.. 20. .lett . . . . 47 WGS OI18 Bouncing the tallest in the state to a notoriousy uintet the Purple Birds tound the skies rather black nd the ceiling low in this years District l5-AA ompetition. Bobby Wilson was the mainstay tor the Purple Birds as he captained the team through some rather tough times. The competition was somewhat changed this year as Austin and Kerrville were added to the District l5-AA roster. Lanier, at their own request, dropped out ot AA play. The Eagle quintet gave way to the Austin tive ett cagers as they placed third in district ' trom last year's team which t ' ' l short L . . . I . , . c and the l standing. Practice makes perlect according to Boland. ket. Bobby has his sights on the bas ,.M,,,,,,,,.ggg1 BASKETBALL TEAM ow:fPtobert Cav- augh Fred Boggs, U . Frank Means, Boland hard West- First B a Lehker, Ric r. Second Row?- kaempe Wilbern Star1teen,Vance Hicks, lack Nipper, Bobby Wilson, Bobby l Chestnut, Herman l Humble. 1 l Sky 1' 35 Q s Launching their dazzling tennis array for the first rbva competitive match in Falfurrias, the B.H.S. tennis y teams coached by Mr. Alfred Lehmberg, performed IAVAV V 4. , like the champions they are. The tournament ending 3 . because of rain before the finals could be played, the lk A Eagles had to be content with the title of co-champs Don Goldbeck came through in the boys singles division and Marteen Ronk accomplished this same feat in the girls singles. Clifton Krueger and Emil Martinez combined to form a red hot two-some ' which proved to be indomitable. Gerry Davis and Elaine Marek very capably represented the Purple and White in the girls doubles. The Warbirds con- 5, -T tinued this victory surge in the Alamo Heights ln- vitation Meet. Goldbeck and Ronk led the Eagle racketeers to a clean sweep of this meet as the Birds 'll won all four divisions. Cast in the favorite's role C after an all victorious sweep through the prelimi- l'i naries, the Eagles entered the City finals. In this 1 annual net party the Brackenridge crew won three out of a possible four championships. The Eagle netters took victories in the boys and girls singles and the girls doubles. T NPCH Maloney Marteen, Don, Gerry, Emil, Elaine and Clifton show you how it's done. y,.. Tennis Team, left to right:S Don Goldbeck, Elaine Marek, Gerry Davis, Coach Lehrnberg, E Ronk, and mil Martinez, Martee Tl Clifton 5 Krueger. l pagg 157 Minus the dynamic strength that usually accompanies a Brackenridge track team, the Eagle tracksters did, to a cer- tain degree, relinquish their, heretofore, firm hold on the track crown. Finishing fourth in the Border Olympics, the Brack- enridge cinder pounders an- nexed nine points. ln the Alamo Heights Invitation Track Meet the Eagles were led by galloping Tommy Tope as they racked up 40 points, placing second be- hind the Ieff Nags who had 53 points. Iames Strong and lack Daniels both turned in sparkling performances. Em- met Howe was spectacular because of the fact that he consistently broke the record in the mile run in every meet he entered. ,,......----- 1"""" Q. .xii sa, Looming large and favor- ably as they entered the City Meet the Eagle squad lashed out with astonishing and tell- ing effect. The Birds fell in line, however, behind the great running machine of the lefferson Mustangs as they finished second in this meet. Of notable importance this year was the lack of capable sprinters which was costly to the struggling Birds. Tommy Tope, however, proved his worth as a hustling hoofster by grab- bing three first places, the high and low hurdles and the high jump, enabling him to finish as individual high scorer. Charles Seidemann, Iohn Cullen, and Leslie Ger- mer were instrumental in the Eagles' gallant attempt to gain track supremacy. -Pat Maloney 8 fe ' TOP TRACK TEAM Ilzleift, Pgatt, I-lifcgldvegai seated: Smppenbqckl I3 P f Brackenridge dis- tance runners. Middle, Harrington, Erfurth, and Woods, running 220-yd. Low Hurdles. Right, Balderas, Seidemann, Strong, and Harcourt running 100-yd. Dash. CENTER Top, Southworth, Pole Vaulting. Bottom, Daniels, Put- ting the Shot. N i p p e r, Southworth, Harcourt, Erfurth, Karcher, Steffler, Wil- liams, H o w e, Nichol- son. Second Row: Watt, George, Pratt, Riston, S eidemann, Harrington, Balderas, Collie, List. Back Row: Smith, Boggus, Cullen, Holder, Kin- caid, Woods, Daniels, Strong, Alkire. Page 158 Brackenridge mermen, Frank Scott, Harding, Snipes, Westkaemper, Alkire, Rell Scott. Hand ball champ, but he'll probably missl So will hel They walk a mile for the little ball. Boasting more honors and holding a greater number of records than any form of athletics in B.l-l.S. today is the swimming team. lt is indeed a most opportune time for this team to ascend from hiding to the highlights of a champion. This team is the only one in lnterscholastic history to ever win the State Championship two years in succession. lt might be added that this enviable record has been established in the last two years, that this is the only team to ever capture a state title in the history of the school. lay Alkire, Ed. Harding, Dick Westkaemper, Prank Scott, Rell Scott, lack Snipes, Richard Newman and lack Tolar, Ir., are the boys to whom credit is due. With an enviable record behind them and an excellent chance of adding to this auspi- cious record, the Brackenridge Eagles are well represented in the department of golf. Under the capable tutoring of Coach Sinclair and Coach Lehmberg the Eagle golfers have progressed along the road to golf supremacy. Robert Cavanaugh, Gilbert Cavanaugh, Paul A. Lockhart, Bobby Chestnut, and Harry Verberne are the boys who made the elite golfers' squad. Widely acclaimed and recognized as a beneficial interest to the school, the intramurals launched their varied campaign of sports with a great amount of success this year. Among the various forms of athletics are basketball, football, track, swimming, baseball, handball, tennis, and golf. Emblems were presented the winners of each of these sports. Company D of the R.O.T.C'. was victorious in the football division. Sixth period won the title in the basketball bracket. Frank Means and Bobby Freedman were the champs in the tennis eliminations. Page 159 u - ll f vw- ,g N , - J ' 'f i ,. ,. :,.g:1-. 1 Si-,,, . gg - xg ' s 44 Upper Group, Back Row, left to right:-Hole-camp, Puckett, Parker, Elms, I. Steffler, Weimers, Lawson, Krenz, Fullerton, Lenz, Stewart, Brem, Weimer, McPhail, Ftubottom, Abel, Nelson, Sills, Theis, M. Campbell, Colosia, Shirley, Scott. Center Row:-Graef, Lovell, Qrndorff, Heron, Sturm, Fell, Hoentsch, Saladino, Dyrrlich, Iustiss, Wells, Staffel, Littleton, Beach, Baker, Ebner, Budge, M. Anderson, Hudson, Berg, Voight. Seated:-Foerster, Grier, Shaw, Rossman, Culwell, Herzing, Willis, French, Aiken, Luker, Brauer, Strassel, Lawler, Feille, Randall, Read, Crawford, Borer, Sikora, Schmidt, Bell, Cleveland. Center Picture:-Willie Marie Luker, president of the Purple lackets, presents a token to the lefferson Lassos at the Turkey Day Game. Lower Group. Back Row. left to right:-Griggs, Garner, Thoma, lackson, Duke, Hicker arek, Grisham, Stennett, Alford, Lyster, Brinkoeter, Drew, Yantis, Hill, DeBord, Stauss, Edwards, Gilpin, Loessberg, .Anderson, Bond, Kneupper. Center Row: -Warden, Schapiro, McConnell, Maierhofer, Hubble, Billing, Rance, Bailey, Kendall, Sorrells, Clemons, Tampke, Taylor, Childress, Harris, Munn, McDonnell, Strum, Hildebrandt, Vaughn, Drake, Elley, Hampton. Seated:-Younger, Cook, lcke, Koch, Dreiss, Conway, Bellis, A. Steffler, Karger, Wesp, Hild, Rotkosky, Rees, Schwartz, McNulty, Bohne, Frith, Studhalter, Y. Campbell, Eardley. Page 160 Rcuuzcf - I4 KF '... f FALL TERM WILLIE MARIE LUKER .I.., ELEANOR TI-IOMA .....,.... Yi' N if ..,.President. . .. . .Vice President, . ELOSSIE COOK ,............. .... S ecretctry .... IOI-INNIE MAE ROTKOSKY ....... .... T recxsurer ..,, ROSALYN SILLS ..,,,,...,.,,...... ...,.., R eporter ..,.. ROSE MARGARET I-IOLEKAIXQP ,..4... . ....,.,., Censor .,.. . MYRA LEE I-IILD ,.,,..4.,,........,,... ..,,. P cirlicrmerttcxriom, PHYLLIS DREW CS TI-IELMA GRIGGS .... . . .Sergecmts-oft-Arms PATRICIA FRENCH ..,...,....,...... .... , Costume Mistress DOROTHY IEAN IUSTISS .... SHIRLEY MAIERI-IOFER ..4.. Page 161 . ,..Historic1r1,... ......Typ1st.... SPRING TERM . . . . .WILLIE MARIE LUKER . . , . . .ELEANOR THOMA . . . . . . . PLOSSIE COOK ..,,.,..........EDITI-IKNEUPPER .,.........4,......ROSALYNSILLS , . . . . . . . , . . ,ROSE MARGARET I-IOLEKAMP MARIORIE PARKER PI-IYLLIS DREW 61 BOBBYE SUE IACKSON .......,.........,.....PATRICIAFRENCH . . . .DOROTHY IEAN IUSTISS . . . . . . . . FRANCES BUDGE wr, The P.I.'s heart stood for love of school and country. Engineering us to Austin were g Imogene, Shirley, Gloria, and Thelma. l group of P.I.'s bid farewell. I X I, , Our cheerleaders, Katie Mae ir and Hallie, leading our mascots onto the drill field. Since 1927 those very busy little girls in White dresses and purple jackets have been an integral part of Brackenridge campus life. Organized for the purpose of being a help to the school and faculty, the Purple Iackets of 1942 have spent an active year living up to their club's standards and have done everything from helping teachers on registration day to filling Christmas baskets, buying toys for orphans, ushering at the annual Open l-louse, and signing up nearly one hundred per cent for defense jobs. Beginning With a Sing Song for future P.I.'s, the organization also staged a big round-up for old members, a theater party honoring the football boys, a skating party, a luncheon, and a big formal dinner dance at the Plaza Hotel as a farewell gesture to members leaving and a climax to a year of fun and service. .,4lz9hZz9A1f4 an We're off. Austin bound, a A 1 A group of P.I.'s insisted that they should have the last "good-bye" before We said "hello" to Austin. All Q wry! .f I .J Mr Kay proudly exhibits a PI The Turkey Game proved what good drill teams our P.I.'s and Band are. Iust look at that per- ' ,f fect formation of U.S.A. and V. F' ff 1 X f i :T ' . '23 5 x K i Our singing and yelling at- H tracted the photographer df the Brackenridge-Kerrville game. ff 2771 7 Our biggest events occur when football season is in progress. Remember those mornings of drills to perfect the performance for the Week-end game? Then who could forget the exciting moments when the Eagles upset Tivy, when We Went on that eventful Halloween special train to Austin Where We presented our "Skeleton-Dance" and tumbling acts, and, above all, when We won the Turkey-Day game over Iefferson. That was the time We put our best foot forward in co-operation with the R.O.T.C. officers and sponsors in present- ing a formation covering the Whole field. While the Purple Iackets formed a huge heart, a banner reading "God Bless America" Was carried across the field led by three P.I.'s depicting Uncle Sam, the American Eagle, and the goddess of liberty. Yes, those are gems in our memories of Brackenridge. any. mascot Annette Selcher Y 4 Some tormts!!! Time out. Strike!!! lt's the Indian in them. The program of activities in the Girls' Physical Education Department is a varied and in- teresting one. The team sports Whichprove favorites for all are baseball, volley ball, and Captain Ball, and the individual activities in which they participate are golt, archery, tennis, tumbling and rhythmics. The classes are organized so that each class spends three Weeks at each activity and has six activities each term. This frequent changing ot activities makes it possible for every girl to develop her individual interests. On days when there are assemblies and the periods are shortened, or when the Weather is too bad to go out-ot-doors the girls gather in the gym and engage in social dancing to the accompaniment of the nickelodeon. This always proves a popular activity. The girls in the Physical Education IV Class, all oi Whom are advanced students, have developed an interest in handball during the spring term. Mrs. Lord teaches this group, also sharing their enthusiasm in the new activity. 'W' P ffm! Each term a class in Special Physical Education is offered for those girls who are not physically able to participate in the regular classes. During the tall term Miss Rector taught this class and the girls played badminton, paddle tennis, Croquet, golf, archery, and darts. Miss Martin has taught the class during the spring term in Which the girls have studied First Aid. Near the end of the tall term all of the girls in the Physical Education classes were given an opportunity to volunteer for Civilian Defense. Among the special groups for which they registered were Nurses' Aid Corps, Messenger Service, and Emergency Food and Housing Corps. The girls' response to this call was commendable, and many are now being trained in some phase of the Work. E Fore! Betty Lou Stolte takes a turn at golf. That's pretty good form, Bettyl These girls might be "trucking," or then they might be doing an Indian war dance, or then they might be-oh, well, your guess is as good as ours. A tense moment during a volley ball game. Baseball: here's the Wind-up, here's the pitch and it's a-you figure that one out. Page 165 K To the accompaniment of the guitar music and handclapping of the huaco, the Chilean countryman, the peasant girls of Chile enjoy the spirited song and dance of the cueca at the end of the day's lahor. Lilie- wise, after attending classes all day, the B. H. S. students turn their thoughts to the many social activities provided as an integral part of the modern high school. Club, class and all-school dances celebrate festive occasions, while picnics, banquets, luncheons, teas, sing-songs, and plays, not to mention pep rallies, parades, and athletic events are popular with the student body. These activities are characterized hy the ldemocratic and friendly atmosphere for which Braclcenridge is well- nown. Our South American neighbors, th folk enjoy the history, customs, and l compesinos, or country- and art of their mixed Spanish and Indian ancestors, free from influence. The na ' music, delightful songs, and country dances harvest fiestas. in evidence at their q' . 221-3-H?- ' ff! .ff fl f f' I 0, I 1 ,f if If I ,P 4 Q' ,. GJ ,a ..,' fr' 61' -bvffjt f' 'ff I N. ,, 415' Q ,af I 734 Q -in Q A feudal way of life still exists in the simple agricultural section, composed primarily of landowners and peasant Workers. On the large estates, or hacienclas, the principal products of wheat, grains, potatoes, and fruits, especially grapes, are cultivated and harvested in ahundance. Surrounding the tranquil green valleys are the snow peaks of the mighty Andes Where the Worlds largest production of copper is mined along with gold, silver, manganese, and coal. Under the soil of the Chilean deserts are the deposits of the Hwhite gold" of nitrate, essential to the manufacture of explosives and fertilizer. Ninety-five percent of the Worlds supply was produced here before the discovery of synthetic nitrates. Vvith a three-thousand mile coastline, Chile is also a nation of sea- ports and sea-faring people. Santiago, the capital, with one-fourth of the countryss population, and Valparaiso, the chief seaport, are pic- turesque cities combining the old and new cultures of the country. A notahte feature of this nation's custom is the active part the Women play in Chilean life, displaying more freedom than any other Spanish- American women. The progressive government, valuable products, and fine educational system emphasizing exchange of students with our nation, make Chile deserving of the friendship and good-will existing hetween the two Hgood- neighhorsf, Chile and the United Statesjm. 1-TEST IVE FELLCWSI-IIP l. A race down center hall to enroll before classes close. 2. P,I.'s Patricia Statfel and Marilyn Rance assist teachers. 3. The library was a busy place after students had registered. 4. Checking out library books already? 5, Miss McCallum signing up history pupils, 6. Miss Wimberly crowded by students anxious to get into one ot her classes. 7. Colonel Allene Aszmann helping to sign up R.O,'l'.C. students Raymond Voss and Pat McKay. Page 168 'sv f , It I' :gl N f Reg, gg g g Remember this? l-low could you forget? Yes, it's registration day, and are we glad it only comes once a semesterl Everyone rushes around in a hurry, knocking each other down trying to get that certain class, we meet a lot of new people, freshmen get lost--oh, what's the useeyou know as much about it as we do. l. The excited crowd led by lohnny Reininger having a pep rally in the Gunter Building just before the football game between the Austin Maroons and the Brackenridge Eagles. 2. Clara, Elaine, and limrny seem to have had a swell time at the dance ot the Glee Club when you look upon their beaming faces. 3. What's the matter, Alton? Why the disgusted look? 4. Our faithful cheer leaders leading us in yells at the Kerrville-Brackenridge game. Weynand was in lront. Page 169 91 7fzaZ' llspecicaln may One ot the biggest thrills ot the term ot '4l was the special train trip to Austin. Fun-loving students and taculty members boarded the coaches at 3:30 one atternoon bound tor the exciting tootball game, returning to San Antonio at 2 o'clock A. M. Part ot the return trip tound passengers on the Purple Iacket coach doing a conga down the narrow aisle at l o'clock in the morning. Such is litel l. A rip-roarin' send-oft to the Eagles against Austin. 2. Conscientious supporters ot the football squad who cheered our boys to Victory against Tivy. 3. A few more loyal rooters of BHS. in a noon pep rally and parade, 4. Rough and ready to mount those Tivy Antlers' horns. Page 171 A ' l. Hallie Younger, Carl Waitz, Katie Mae Eardley, Alton Grimm, and lerorne Weynand enthusiastically leading yells at a pep rally before the Austin game. 2. Great interest is shown at a downtown pep rally to boost the Eagles before they meet the Maroons. 3. Mr. Gary addressing the B.H.S. student body during an assembly. 4. Eagle boosters en route to Austin. 5. A good example of the fun everyone had on the Austin trip. 6. School is out- everyone is happy. Page 172 E. S. llpepfzea-appmfL" g gg gg Almost every school has its cheer leaders, its pep squads, its original yells, and above all, its student body with scores of husky, strong, young voices. However, none ot them have pep rallies that can com- pare with those given by dear ole B.l-l.S. in school spirit, splendor, or majesty. Yes, the grandeur of the pep rallies at Brackenridge is incomparable. 1. "Bones" Irvin takin' over at a pep rally. 2. A familiar scene on the choo-choo bound for Austin. 3. A glimpse of beam- ing faces as the train reached its destination, 4. Our faithful band rendering some peppy music. Page 173 qigyrf' ' wad can na fl y .ki All A cf it ' Dances? Well, dances at B.l-l.S. just couldn't be beaten at any time, any place, or anywherel lt makes no difference whether they are formal or informal, everyone has loads of fun. Dancing to a juke-box is half of life itself for some Brackenridge lads and lassies. Long after they are gone, however, the ole gym will ring with the happy voices of those students. B.l-l.S. dances and dancers will always be remembered. l. Fairly rythmatic are these students at the lunior Prom. 2. A gay senorita doing her best for the high steppers at the Iunior Prom. 3. Imogene and Logan taking over the mike. 4. Swinging out to the music of Rex Preis and his orchestra is this four- some of jitterbugs. KK I tx lt' Page 175 A - l hai 1. Hetherington and lrby taking bids on these mysterious boxes. 2. Could they be interested in Geometry? 3. Mrs. Ramsey in the midst of some gorgeous flowers of the Garden Club Show. 4, Annabelle Sullivan and Mary Frances Harrison sell defense stamps at noon, 5. First lUO'X, lunior Dues Collectors-being Won by Miss Ricl'1ter's Advisory. 6. Leo Tolle's prize flower exhibit. Page 176 'Waam " - Ming, gaenld The Iunior Prom is one occasion that always compels attention. Black cats, ladders, and all sorts of superstitious things gave an atmosphere to this never-to-be-forgotten event on a Friday l3th. A swell tloor show topped it oil to perfection. l. Yuml Four lovely ladies-Misses Brem, Anderson, Brand, and Tampke at the very successful Iunior Prom. 2. lust a four- some of high steppin' jitterbugs-Carolyn, lohnny, Madeline, and Wonsley. 3. "Deep in the Heart of Texas" was everyone who attended the Texan Stomp given by the Hi-Y Club. 4. A dozen beaming faces at the lunior Prom, Page 177 l. lay, Milton, and Vernon, cooking econorniccxlly under Miss Andrews supervision. 2. Miss Bennett's study hcrll is quiet, peorceful, and studious. 3. History class tczkes off for Xmas party. 4. lt takes Miss Strcltton to think up cz decorotion that was so effective cmd beautiful the Week before Scrntcr Claus came. 5. Mrs. Melton's loyol helpers. 6. Mr. Rust and future drczftsmen, -vo- wi. f Q1 4, H , K7.., ,Q J 1. iii ', ,'S:..11-a- i , K l ' 1 x i 1 . gl 2 if , 'i K Q 1' Q f 5 . if-3 :fl -1 1' , 2 "' Q Ji , i f i ' A... ' f ' .ii 2 ' K f, uw 'mf '? ei.. 'f54f...?'p,.1f'w. - . sg? I .. ffv. .rinwe's.'g5jYrifffeq1'i.5, , . Qu., .. - . iwAfFYV3iwgQfst':3mx':'ix,'-7g'l!?:gg'. .,, ' "-1' Sf, K 1 ,il N ' r ,N I Page 178 G gamma C4046-M714 Some of the faculty were caught off-guard but just such candid shots as these portray our teachers in their less dignified moods. After all, everybody has to take some time off from Work. We like people to be natural anyway, the faculty especially. We shall never forget our teachers, for when We were good and they Were good, We all had a swell time. l. Miss Martin takes time out to sign a make-up slip. 2. "Seein' is loelievin'." 3. lust a little Water nymph. 4. Business as usual with Miss Dickey, 5, A couple of husky lions. Page 179 l. Sponsors and Officers are enjoying themselves at the dance given for Ieff Sponsors and Officers. 2. Soph Prexy Tom McGee and class members enjoying feasting time at the Sophomore picnic. 3. Bride Kenneth lackson and Groom Angel Comparin walk down the aisle. 4, The great maestro. 5. The,,large crowd attending the "Womanless Wedding." 6. Scene from Texas Independence Day Program. E l w l Page 180 aaalidlf, 46144, aan Of all the high school sports, football is probably the most popular. With a strong support from the B.l-l.S. student body, our "A"'tean'i Won the city trophy. Along with football cornes tennis Cwe Won districtl, swim- ming, golf, track, and basketball to keep the fans sports-rnindecl. 1. Action during the Thanksgiving Day game. Z. Turkey Day Game-Richard Ellis blocking, George Harcourt carrying the old pigskin. 3. B.H.S. drills at the half-Way mark with ahead. 4. Harcourt blocks another pass. 5. Purple Iackets "Thank God For America"-don't We alll - Page 181 1. La Verne and Aiiene holding bonds that the Brackenridge Sponsors gave the Iefterson Sponsors. 2. The Sponsors had a large crowd at their dance and it seems as if everyone had a good time. 3. You better Watch outg Pat has the gun this time. 4. What's the rnatter, Leonard? Can't you find anybody? Page 182 ,l'f",,J2.,l'2X NIV V 1 " V. R' 5 "M A .r V pf fr A .' V ..3" , 'Q' ii JJ , 'ww li HN" G v ' lb. - y' . .,-"" W, s jj ,4 A uv' i, z,-qv . Q rw MV ff! 'A - r V1 f M' f ' ' WW! SQ J My df W ' N ' My , M . 9 5-J Wwe WW X W AWMM wad ww M MW im D f .ML 14 cfaefzllidemgny, I 1 H. ,, ,, 1 .v - ' -1 - I u lIJjly,,a?1 y T111 Ike yi JI? ph ' 0 IN THIS FRIENDSHIP EDITION -'I I es . JI z , 1 OFTHE 949L""" L A R E T A M A :iamfmmx -- Wmpmawmwwqim' maya 5 - . I e W f . v 1 ' Abel's, Earl ......................... 19l Ioske Bros. 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S ' . 0 0-we XM "Vip Q 1 Ju Aww! '9 9" ig , ZM3 . '- xx .I 5 1 "Mf"" V L 7 i Qzffi--ffMZJ'.fff.f5 - . . . fx- ff V, ' A IQ 3 K . ",,, . I -lui ' . I mall flf, 6 46.,, I Page185 ,f lflf. GRADU TES QF 1942 Congratulations I JOSKE'S and the Youth of Southwest Texas have long been "good companions." For JCSKE'S is more than just ap store, it's a personality . . . always hospitable, always ready to serve you through large stocks, newest fashions and values that let you keep to your budget. Young folks like the warm friendliness of this store and you see them here ofteng buying with the confidence they place. in a real friend. Because of this deep friendship between Youth and a Store, IOSKE'S has grown steadily greater. It's now considered one of the most beautiful stores in America . . . like a whole city of shops under one roof - always waiting to please you, your family, your friends. Jo s K E' SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Page 186 Uwah , T'-Koo, MLM owed, ids., O. been my 2 55 Q1-Em L clcaauc-, os. -ULAA-1 OLLQJ uJv9w4-1. n 'iii 75x14-or '6feM- LU-'fi-H WWA ia, Wapccuaa do mf, QM? pl-U10-u.Lk LIGHTING THE WAY ' With modern gas and electric service to improve comfort and efficiency in homes, industry and schools ...... 'With safer, more convenient bus transportation for thousands of passengers daily ............ .f A Providing these and other invaluable facilities with economy - for happier, healthier living. Sanjntolriv . .. iuslulc IEIRWIICJE Company I 1 Pgl i At your neares ' ality foods at .,,ueuu,'. t HANDY-ANDY SUPER MARKET :S "Q you will always get the hlghest qu : asonable prices. the most re Q HANDv-ANo SUPER MARKETS h School-"Learn to Earn" After Hig in UFHIIII uuuni Iewelef DRAUGHON'S d Pins Snnnsnn Pins BUSINESS COLLEGE Class Rings an , R. O. T. C. Medals, Officers' Pins, S A t l Charme, Clio, student Council Pins. an H Omo 236 College Street "A Symbol of Progress and Integrity Since 1888" ' - , , .ff if 5b ? V, f Z 'V T I H 1' TT: ,isiiiiif M .,5.ff12tT -- s 'K X Q, TI: g'i1!7"" 1n-if" ,li 11I-ixiiwui A S fa g-, S , . of ffv fil" - I .I 'Q T " 'f5aw 'n- 'im BUILDING A GOCD REPUTATION SINCE 1852 ,gi We BELL'S is Texas' oldest jewelers! For 90 years BELL'S has proudly served you-your parents- Qfws nwgs 2 s and our rand arents Toda We en'o a s lendid f reputation for square dealing and value giving-a f or S reputation which We zealously guard in every trans- 5 action. Your confidence is our greatest asset! W W - X' I gg. "Home of Good Luck ,J - Weddmg Rmgsn 516 E. Houston St. San Antonio, Texas :VNV ' 'I ' tsl" I I ff5i55 lr" -, , . g s -5 ggigifr-1 ,:,,.s.11vs2:Z:-sl:-f,,L-l ff-f izix I i zib a rpv- - V, LT ITT Page 188 Page 189 W O L F F 8g M A R X ARE IN KEEPING WITH THE SPIRIT OF YOUTH Wolff Sz Marx is becoming completely rejuvenated .... We're regaining the lost spirit of youth .... We propose to stay young so that We can keep abreast of the younger generation. The youth movement holds sway throughout the store .... We've Shops specially dedicated to youth and their many needs. Young modes timed to the tempo of the day which demands action. May we express our hearty and sincere CONGRATULATIONS To THE CLASS OF '42 BEXAR COUNTY NATIONAL BANK St. Mary's at Travis Sts. Walter C, Sparks Chas. Baumberger. Jr. Ernest A. Baetz John E. Lee President Vice-President Executive Vice-President Cashier Alfred Marschall Frank B. Roberts H. A. Fahrenthold Assistant Cashier Assistant Cashier Assistant Cashier MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION MEXICAN FOODS I The Original Mexican Restaurant A L LOSOYA STREET ln Sincere cyflppreciation OF OUR MANY FRIENDS IN THE STUDENT BODY We are proud to have the distinction of furnishing the Purple Jackets, Drum and Bugle Corps, and Band ...... the ucvtccniif. THE STYLE SHOP OF THE SOUTH TRINITY UNIVERSITY Opens In San Antonio, September 22, 1942 Its Seventy-Fourth Year Offering accredited Work in the LIBERAL ARTS AND FINE ARTS Fully Equipped Scientific Laboratories Business Administration and Commercial Courses Students may continue in college and participate in NATIONAL DEFENSE by Civilian Pilot Training Program, V-1 and V-7 Naval Reserve, and by Army and Marine Reserve enlistment. CORRESPONDENCE INVITED Compliments ix A FRIEND -ef! 'omplifmertts of Better Home Ice Cream Co. Banquets, Churches, and Parties St Receive our Special Attention Garfield 0722 311 N. Presa St. 640 S. Presa Garfield 3732 AIamo BIue Print 8: SuppIy Co. DRINK ' - SCHOOL AND ENGINEERING SUPPLIES ARTIST AND DISPLAY MATERIAL 506 North Presa Street Cathedral 7186 San Antonio, Texas TAFI: The Reason is in the Bottle LORDSS Specializing in Sports Clothes - Graduation Dresses Sun Anfonio,Musie Co. ISAAC BLEDSOE, President Southwestis Largest Distributor of Hgsieyy CONN, PAN-AMERICAN BAND INSTRUMENTS CONGRABTULATIONS Cfouner Secretarial School .ROM FOR cguzts Roqenh ibn'-Us gnn' cvlc' I Second Floor FANNIN 8032 114 W. Carolina St. Insurance Bldg. San Antonio, Texas BON-TON BAKERY Bakers of Quality Special Attention Given to School, Church, Lodge and Party Orders 825 S. Alamo St. Cathedral 8191 Brackenridge Students . . . make the TALK-O-THE-TOWN GRILL YOUR EATING PLACE COMPLETE FOUNTAIN SERVICE 309 N. St. Mary's Opposite Gunter Hotel San Antonids Smartest ' c THE PAUSE THAT REFRESHES ' . PUTC HIICI Wholesome IIAULMAIK 'S A t ' C ca-Col Bottling Co. FR B R 1551 Laifittiengt. 0 a Garfield 4256 Page 190 IUMPANY COMPACTS Page 191 llllllillllll OF llll lllllilllil W' D' "O TH Anniversary PIDNEBR ,IXQXIII MJ0 For The Higher Education of Women X Year WHITE INGS tsisters--of-Divhre",gVwS3U Antonio, Texas-I PIONEER Swimliiifp 1 COLLEGE, HIGH SGHOOL, WHITE LAND A PEEXAS WINGS X 1 cr 'wp UNHER 5"'AN'f0N'0-Yf"- Militfogegselgyi Wnlrewluss 5 W' ff- Tj f l-'v" 'v "msn 'mm bakingpurpose F'-"U" pprove y 'T I- A. Association of American -Uniyersiities GUEQ-I-1-,HER Wishing ' you success and happiness. VJ, A flair! Gfhefls OSKE'S MILITARY DEPT The Headquarters for A. XL M. College and R. O. T. C. Units " '7L4q,.fl , ,,j'fV3if"1,g-4,-L,,Z1 ' f Compliments ' .4.!,4,r?fizJ"W Caughfield's Confectionery Ice Cream and Fountain Service Sandwiches, Hot Dogs and Hamburgers 1419 SOUTH PRESA ST. INCARNATE WORD COLLEGE Extends a Cordial Welcome to the 1942 Graduates of Brackenridge High School The College offers four year curricula leading to the Color Style Your Home With Sherwin -Williams Products P'AIN'1's AND WALLPAPER degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, Home Economics, and Nursing 135 West Commerce 111 Broadway Education. Cathedral 1291 Cathedral 1429 The Favorite Uniform Firm of Compliments Of - - - "THE CADET CORPS" - . , I '3 Sunshine SOI.. FRANK CO. 519 E- HOUSTON STREET Fannin 7271 'K.Ocmnr'r,-""617 N. Flores 1S..'Hn.9"'-i' Toepperwein Hardware Company SPORTING Gooos AND HARDWARE 308 West Houston Street LIBERTY DRUG STORE 1501 S. GEVERS ST. PHONE KENWOOD 6167 ii! Young Moderns Like Our "Modern Letwxt CQMCLQZCLJQ ' Shop"-and our "Pioneer-Villa," too! I I I I y 251355- KAROTKIN Furniture Company . 221 W. Commerce Garfield 6361 Fa-I-min-53-1-6 San Antonio, Texas J sin Lily Newspaper for the es for all the Family Science Monitor lassachusetts Kenwood 7796 Local Representative Nyal Remedies X LT E R DN DRUGGIST uth St. Mary's Street .1---..1l11 DIAMONDS 5 WATCHES SILVER CLOCKS LOCKETS Alamo Plaza II ILIIIE ID , .An5,? I'i Phone Garfield 8651 Cleaners 81 Dyers Sheen Process usive 'resa Street Kenwood 1254 - Quick Service JG STORE IEYLAND lvd. 8z So. Gevers San Antonio, Texas - R. PEPPER ttling Company of San Antonio Pallas St. Car. 9137 ELMER PALMER ER PHARMACY zription Service Phone Sldg. Cathedral 6231 1 S tg i X Xu wewwmezazmwzzwmwqeqwxme D The Photographs for The 1942 La Retama 5 X COMPLIMENTS is O F f SZ tm Stauffer Photo Service Q " 70724 in Eamqlfninq pfaaiagwphic " Y - i 1 519 E. Houston ST. Fannin 1132 5 We Telegraph Flowers Member T. D. S. We Print The Times qnona qilonafl Co. ' FLORAAI3 BESIGNSO- lgOT.Pg6ANTS Gordon Printing Company . I1 Orsages ul' pecla y x 529 CUT FLOWERS . 211 N. Presa street Cathedral 8133 N . 'X QQ The All-American Food! IW X N 1 O F r 1 t o s Good With Any Food or Drink Sl-IOP AT SEARS AND SAVE SEARS ROEBUCK 81 COMPANY ini yd? 3 i Romana Plaza Garfield 5151 EVELYNCQW4 ,I -5 1 nip' nine' Best in Sportswear" Pabst Engraving Co. 222 LOSOYA STREET "Your home town engraver" o Class Jewelry, Invitations, Etc. u ll A ..,,,: l , P f , x ' f" , J 1" -,,' f 1 ' " Q... ' ,N I P' 1,1 1' , r ry .- ' fu ,4- grmi I '-.Yao I 5 ' 1 G LY I i Fh ,-V i , shoppers . 7 . I fo 1 Slove " t 1 P1199 194 Page 192 Page 195 THE woRLD's LARGEST KODAK HNISHERS GMM W FOX ECONOMY SERVICE FOX QUALITY - I..iFe-time Guaranteed Kodaic Finishing Any Size 6 or 8 Exposure RoII Deveioped and Printed For 215 AIBWIO Piala SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS 1734 Broadway COLEMAN 84 C0 GOOD INSURANCE SINCE 1912 1125 Alamo National Bldg. Fannin 4151 X 1st Prize Winners of U .5 Boot Making Contest '47 Economy Shoe Repair " l 509 YV. Commerce St. X, .X ' No. 2-Aztec Building X. l X- Belmont 3-0047 OR ANY AUTHORIZED FOX CO. DEALER I . '. get J gredericks jeaufy Saion offers you complete beauty service . . . individual attention with quality material and experienced operators. 1607 S. New Braunfels Kenwood 8641 Compliments 0 f I V ,. WZ, 70, 5 1, .fK"vf 4? w'i99"'v'o 1 " ' ff ya f , V" Ambulance Service 441 Main Ave. Fannin 7201 CONGRATULATIONS To the fine young men and women who comprise the student body of Bracken:-iclge High School. Congratu- lations to these boys and girls for whom we wish good grades, good health, continued happiness, and may they always merit the confidence. love, and loyalty of their mothers and dads. PRASSEIJS Dizuo sromis 902 Nolan 1107 E. Commerce 1727 Blanco 1901 Cincinnati 1825 S. New Braunfels Compliments of DRUMGOOLE BROS.-Watchmakeirs. HONEY-KIST ICE CREAM CO. FRANCES' SEWING SHOP. JORDAN BROS. FLOOR Co. fini 1. 1,1 af ji "A'IJV"" Compliments lf. A FRIEND Dimaline Secretarial School Zifkel Mmlumenfal W01'kS COJQDUCATIONAL ROCK OF AGES MEMORIALS - "Authorized Dealers" 301 Belknap Pershing 3841 Garfield 4652 DAY AND NIGHT CLASSES Cor. Wyoming Street and S. P. R.R. Tracks '01 G0,0D LUGEJO CLASS OF '425 TCD ees' Men? C Wear 9F'FSM'ART -SPOR A Deliciously Healthful Toast To Your Success from the B - 1 Bottling Company STAFFEL'S Flowers for every occasion 321 E. Commerce Garfield 5211 Compliments of CENTRAL BOOT CO. CENTRAL SHOE REPAIR 323 Alamo Plaza Garfield 5218 R. H. H. HUGIMAN, A. I. A. ARCHITECT, CIVIC PLANNER 550 S. Rio Street San Antonio, Texas QUALITY STYLE VALUE Thatis what you get when you buy Hart, Schaffner and Marx clothes. FOMBY'S For over 25 years the favorite store for young men. H. D. JERSIG WHOLESALE COMPANY 402 S. Flores Street Wholesale Candy, Cigars, Cigarettes and Sundries TYPEWRITERS-All Makes Sold on Easy Terms -Rentals - Repairs OFFICE SUPPLIES PAUL En RANNEY, Student Representative LONE STAR PRINTING CO. 206 Losoya Sl. COMMERCIAL PRINTERS Fannin 1495 1310 S. Hackherry St. Phone Kenwood 5161 Inquire about our BIURGLAR KL FIREPROOF STORAGE VAULT for your Furs XL Winter Clothing White Star Laundry Co. 'ik' Launderers and Cleaners HIGHLAND PARK CLEANERS Since 1890 COm pI Imenfs Congratulations I of to the Graduating Class of '42 A FRIEND NJ I f-AAL. Compliments of the Editor IMOGENE TAMPKE I I 1 Page 196 g'WW"""5"5?' soumwnsmzn ENGRAVING CoMPANY S an Antomo -+- A Complete Photo -Engraving S ervioe

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